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By National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, National Weather Service Modernization Committee

Nationwide climate provider Modernization Committee, fee on Engineering and Technical structures, department on Engineering and actual Sciences, nationwide examine Council

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This data processing and relay system would be used if a METEOSAT were moved to 50 degrees west longitude to take the place of a GOES. ) The METEOSAT-6 backup satellite in orbit today has limited imaging and no sounding capability. Thus, under the current agreement and satellite availability, EUMETSAT can now provide only limited backup to GOES, even at 50 degrees west longitude. S. system down to only one GOES. The other GOES would be moved to a position to ensure European coverage (a longitude not specified in the agreement) to replace the METEOSAT.

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