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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - GOES-16 -
Full Name Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite 16 Status Operational (nominal)
Mission Agencies NOAA, NASA Launch Date 19 Nov 2016
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Nov 2026
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 41866 (TLE)
International Designator 2016-071A
Orbit Type Geostationary Orbit Period
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 36000 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Meteorology (primary mission), search and rescue, space environment monitoring, data collection platform, data gathering.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols ABI
Atmospheric Winds ABI
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature ABI
Cloud particle properties and profile ABI
Liquid water and precipitation rate ABI
Radiation budget ABI
Lightning Detection GLM
Gravity and Magnetic FieldsGravity, Magnetic and Geodynamic measurements Magnetometer (NOAA), SEISS
LandSurface temperature (land) ABI
Multi-purpose imagery (land) ABI
OceanSurface temperature (ocean) ABI
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean) ABI
Mission Instruments
ABI - Advanced Baseline Imager
DCS (GOES-R Series) - Data Collection System (NOAA, GOES-16)
EXIS - Extreme Ultraviolet and X-ray Irradiance Sensors
GLM - GEO Lightning Mapper
Magnetometer (NOAA) - Magnetometer
SEISS - Space Environment In Situ Suite
SUVI - Solar Ultraviolet Imager
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 18 )
Geostationary Earth Orbit Land Surface Temperature Hourly North and South America 4 km V001
GHRSST L3C OSISAF SSTskin dataset v1.0 from GOES16 ABI in East position (GDS version 2)
GHRSST Level 4 G1SST Global Foundation Sea Surface Temperature Analysis (GDS version 1)
GHRSST Level 4 OSPO Global Foundation Sea Surface Temperature Analysis (GDS version 2)
GHRSST Level 4 OSPO Global Foundation Sea Surface Temperature Analysis (GDS version 2)
GHRSST Level 4 OSPO Global Nighttime Foundation Sea Surface Temperature Analysis (GDS version 2)
GHRSST Level 4 OSPO Global Nighttime Foundation Sea Surface Temperature Analysis (GDS version 2)
GHRSST Level 4 OSTIA Global Foundation Sea Surface Temperature Analysis (GDS version 2)
GHRSST Level 4 OSTIA Global Foundation Sea Surface Temperature Analysis (GDS versions 1 and 2)
GHRSST NOAA/STAR GOES-16 ABI L3C America Region SST v2.70 dataset in GDS2

Selected FedEO OpenSearch Results (total 18 results)
Geostationary Earth Orbit Land Surface Temperature Hourly North and South America 4 km V001
GHRSST L3C OSISAF SSTskin dataset v1.0 from GOES16 ABI in East position (GDS version 2)
GHRSST Level 4 G1SST Global Foundation Sea Surface Temperature Analysis (GDS version 1)
GHRSST Level 4 OSPO Global Foundation Sea Surface Temperature Analysis (GDS version 2)
GHRSST Level 4 OSPO Global Foundation Sea Surface Temperature Analysis (GDS version 2)
GHRSST Level 4 OSPO Global Nighttime Foundation Sea Surface Temperature Analysis (GDS version 2)
GHRSST Level 4 OSPO Global Nighttime Foundation Sea Surface Temperature Analysis (GDS version 2)
GHRSST Level 4 OSTIA Global Foundation Sea Surface Temperature Analysis (GDS version 2)
GHRSST Level 4 OSTIA Global Foundation Sea Surface Temperature Analysis (GDS versions 1 and 2)
GHRSST NOAA/STAR GOES-16 ABI L3C America Region SST v2.70 dataset in GDS2

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