THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
Full Name Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - 7 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NOAA Launch Date 26 Feb 1987
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 11 Jan 1996
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 17561 (TLE)
International Designator 1987-022A
Orbit Type Geostationary Orbit Period
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination 4.3 deg
Orbit Altitude 36000 km Orbit Longitude 170 deg
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Meteorology, atmospheric dynamics, land surface, space environment, search and rescue, data collection, WEFAX (weather facsimile service).
Mission Measurements
AtmosphereAtmospheric Humidity Fields VAS
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature VAS
Liquid water and precipitation rate VAS
Atmospheric Temperature Fields VAS
Gravity and Magnetic FieldsGravity, Magnetic and Geodynamic measurements SEM (POES)
OceanSurface temperature (ocean) VAS
Mission Instruments
DCIS - Data Collection and Interrogation Service
DCS (NOAA) - Data Collection System (NOAA)
GOES Comms - Communications package on GOES
S&R (GOES) - Search and Rescue
SEM (POES) - Space Environment Monitor
SEM/EPS - Energetic Particles Sensor
SEM/HEPAD - High Energy Proton and Alpha Particles Detector
SEM/MAG - Magnetometer
SEM/XRS-EUV - X-Ray Sensor - Extreme Ultra-Violet Sensor
VAS - VISSR Atmospheric Sounder
WEFAX - Weather Facsimile
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 30 )
BOREAS Follow-On HMet-02 Area and Regional Hourly Gridded Met. Data, 1994-1996
BOREAS Follow-On MOD-01 Regional Daily Averaged Gridded Met. Data, 1994-1996
BOREAS RSS-14 GOES-7 Level-1 Visible, Infrared, and Water Vapor Images
BOREAS RSS-14 GOES-7 Level-1a Visible, Infrared, and Water Vapor Images
BOREAS RSS-14 GOES-7 Level-2 Shortwave and Longwave Radiation Images
BOREAS RSS-14 Level-3 Gridded Radiometer and Satellite Surface Radiation Images
COMET Case Study 001: The Storm of the Century (March 1993) Data at UCAR/JOSS/NOAA/CODIAC
COMET Case Study 002: Mid-west Snow Event Data at UCAR/JOSS/NOAA/CODIAC
COMET Case Study 003: Hurricane Erin 1995 Data at UCAR/JOSS/NOAA/CODIAC
COMET Case Study 005: Lake Effect Snow Over Lake Ontario 1995 Data at UCAR/JOSS/NOAA/CODIAC

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