GOES on AWS

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Description

GOES satellites (GOES-16 & GOES-17) provide continuous weather imagery and monitoring of meteorological and space environment data across North America. GOES satellites provide the kind of continuous monitoring necessary for intensive data analysis. They hover continuously over one position on the surface. The satellites orbit high enough to allow for a full-disc view of the Earth. Because they stay above a fixed spot on the surface, they provide a constant vigil for the atmospheric "triggers" for severe weather conditions such as tornadoes, flash floods, hailstorms, and hurricanes. When these conditions develop, the GOES satellites are able to monitor storm development and track their movements.

Update Frequency

New data is added as soon as it's available

License

There are no restrictions on the use of this data.

Documentation

https://docs.opendata.aws/noaa-goes16/cics-readme.html

Managed By

NOAA

Contact

noaa.bdp@noaa.gov

Usage Examples

Resources on AWS

  • Description
    GOES-16 imagery and metadata
    Resource type
    S3 Bucket
    Amazon Resource Name (ARN)
    arn:aws:s3:::noaa-goes16
    AWS Region
    us-east-1
  • Description
    New data notifications for GOES-16, only Lambda and SQS protocols allowed
    Resource type
    SNS Topic
    Amazon Resource Name (ARN)
    arn:aws:sns:us-east-1:123901341784:NewGOES16Object
    AWS Region
    us-east-1
  • Description
    GOES-17 imagery and metadata
    Resource type
    S3 Bucket
    Amazon Resource Name (ARN)
    arn:aws:s3:::noaa-goes17
    AWS Region
    us-east-1
  • Description
    New data notifications for GOES-17, only Lambda and SQS protocols allowed
    Resource type
    SNS Topic
    Amazon Resource Name (ARN)
    arn:aws:sns:us-east-1:123901341784:NewGOES17Object
    AWS Region
    us-east-1

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