THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - S&R (GOES) -
Full Name Search and Rescue Status Operational
Instrument Agencies NOAA Maturity High Heritage - Operational
Instrument Type Other Geometry
Instrument Technology Communications system Sampling Sounding
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Satellite and ground based system to detect and locate aviators, mariners, and land-based users in distress.
Resolution Summary
Swath Summary
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary
MW (~1.0 cm - ~100 cm)
Instrument Measurements
Instrument Missions
GOES-7 - Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - 7 (1987 - 1995)
GOES-8 - Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - 8 (1994 - 2003)
GOES-9 - Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - 9 (1995 - 2005)
GOES-10 - Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - 10 (1997 - 2006)
GOES-11 - Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - 11 (2000 - 2011)
GOES-12 - Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - 12 (2001 - 2013)
GOES-13 - Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - 13 (2006 - 2021)
GOES-14 - Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - 14 (2009 - 2024)
GOES-15 - Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - 15 (2010 - 2025)
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