Geostationary and Polar-Orbiting Weather Satellites: Background and Assessments

Geostationary and Polar-Orbiting Weather Satellites: Background and Assessments

by Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781622576494
Publisher: Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/20/2012
Series: Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology Space Science, Exploration and Policies
Pages: 117
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Chapter 1 Environmental Satellites: Focused Attention Needed to Mitigate Program Risks. Statement of David A. Powner, Director, Information Technology Management Issues (GAO), Delivered at the Hearing on "Continuing Oversight of the Nation's Weather Satellite Programs: An Update on JPSS and GOES-R" 1

Chapter 2 Geostationary Weather Satellites: Design Progress Made, but Schedule Uncertainty Needs to be Addressed: United States Government Accountability Office 21

Chapter 3 Polar-Orbiting Environmental Satellites: Changing Requirements, Technical Issues, and Looming Data Gaps Require Focused Attention: United States Government Accountability Office 69

Index 105

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