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IF YOU USE WEATHER FORECASTS FOR ANYTHING, YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE JPSS SATELLITE

IF YOU USE WEATHER FORECASTS FOR ANYTHING, YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE JPSS SATELLITE You probably use weather forecasts all of the time. The military, aviation community, farmers, businesses, and emergency managers certainly do. Most people do not think about the "nuts and bolts" of what goes into their forecasts. Heck, I do not think about the pinch of vanilla or what brand of sugar is in a good slice of apple pie either. If it is good, I just bite and enjoy it. The process of weather forecasting is highly dependent on good observations and computer models that predict changes in the fluid over our heads called the atmosphere. A new satellite scheduled for launch next week is vital to weather forecasting but there is a good chance you have never heard of it.   More



(Source: Forbes - Nov 12)

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