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GEOSAT Follow-On (GFO): Geophysical Data Record (NCEI Accession 0085960)


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        abstract:  The GEOSAT Follow-On (GFO) program is the Navy's initiative to develop an operational series of radar altimeter satellites to maintain continuous ocean observation from the GEOSAT Exact Repeat Orbit. GFO was launched in February 1998. On 29 November 2000 the Navy accepted the satellite as operational. GFO officially ended on October 22, 2008. NOAA worked together with the Naval Oceanographic Office to process the altimeter data and provides the NOAA version of the Geophysical Data Record (GDR) to the scientific research community. All data are unclassified. The GDR is generated from GFO Sensor Data Records (SDRs), precise laser orbit ephemerides provided by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and Raytheon ITSS, environmental corrections, and ancillary geophysical variables.
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                description:  NCEI Accession 0085960 v1.1 was published.
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                description:  NOAA created the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) by merging NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), including the National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC), per the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113-235. NCEI launched publicly on April 22, 2015.
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                  DateTime:  2015-04-22T00:00:00
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            description:  Updated information from ICES for the platform GFO from UNITED STATES. Name GFO Synonyms Geosat Follow On, GEOSat Follow-on, GEOSAT FOLLOWON Country(s) US: UNITED STATES Platform Class 65: Orbiting satellite Commissioned Date 1998-02-10 Decommissioned Date 2008-10-22 Notes - GEOSat Follow-on. 2nd (last) flight unit of the GEOSat programme. Main mission was ocean altimetry. Information Source (URL) - http://www.wmo-sat.info/oscar/satellites/view/134 Confirmed by NOAA on 2018-08-08.
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