2. Dust storms from Africaâs Saharan Desert traveling across the Atlantic Ocean are nothing new, but the current dust storm has been quite expansive and NASA satellites have provided a â¦ New SDR software supporting the calibration and geolocation of the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS), Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder (ATMS), and the Cross-track Infrared Sounder (CrIS) instruments onboard the JPSS Suomi-NPP and NOAA-20 â¦ 36) 37) Suomi NPP continues the observations of Earth from space that were pioneered by NASA's Earth Observing System. 15 April 2020. This is the location of todayâs resolved mystery . 2018-02-01: D. Hillger gave presentation on VIIRS EDR Imagery at the NOAA-20 Beta Review held by the JPSS STAR Program on 25 January 2018. The camera rotates to a view perpendicular to the orbit plan, showing â¦ NOAA-20 operates about 50 minutes ahead of Suomi NPP, allowing important overlap in observational coverage. N= Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP), 1=NOAA-20 (designated JPSS-1 prior to launch) Confidence: Confidence: This value is based on a collection of intermediate algorithm quantities used in the detection process. The mystery began with the development of a new website for viewing global VIIRS imagery: Polar SLIDER *. Suomi-NPP&NOAA-20/VIIRS Daily Composited Flood Map in Colombia - Maximal flood extent composition from July 23rd to 27th, 2020 Source. The Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) satellite was launched on October 28, 2011, to extend more than 30 high-quality time series data records initiated by the NASA Earth Observing System's (EOS) Terra, Aqua, and Aura satellites. Colombia. The JPSS Proving Ground and Risk Reduction (PGRR) program was established in 2012 and its primary objective is to develop and enhance user applications of Suomi NPP and NOAA-20 data, algorithms and products. This study demonstrates a methodology for comparing nighttime Suomi NPP and NOAA-20 VIIRS DNB measured DCC reflected lunar radiance at various phase angles using data from July 2018 to â¦ NOAA/NESDIS/Center for Satellite Applications and Research, College Park, Maryland NOAA-20, designated JPSS-1 prior to launch, is the first of the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's latest generation of U.S. polar-orbiting, non-geosynchronous, environmental satellites called the Joint Polar Satellite System.NOAA-20 was launched on November 18, 2017 and joined the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership satellite in the same orbit. - NOAA-20 is now circling in the same orbital plane as the Ball-built Suomi National Polar-Orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) satellite, allowing important overlap in observational coverage to occur for critical instrument calibration and validation activities, which in â¦ The presentation was timed for the Launch + 70 day point for NOAA-20 at which the Beta maturity level was specified, which is a much shorter period than the time allowed for the checkout for S-NPP, which carried the first VIIRS instrument. NOAA-20 was launched on November 18, 2017 and joined the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership satellite in the same orbit. NOAA The Suomi-National Polar-Orbiting Partnership (S-NPP) / Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Sounder SIPS, is one of six SIPSs formed by NASA to provide the processing of level 0 data through level 1, level 2 and level 3 from the Suomi NPP (previously known as NPP) satellite and the NOAA-20 â¦ Suomi NPP and NOAA-20 are in similar orbits, about 50 minutes apart, so itâs common to be able to create an animation, as shown below with Lake Erie. Suomi-NPP&NOAA-20/VIIRS Daily Composited Flood Map in Colombia - Maximal flood extent composition from July 23rd to 27th, 2020 Source. NOAA-NASA's Suomi NPP was able to image this nighttime image of the California fires on Aug. 20, 2020. Status â¦ This afternoon, NOAA-20 and Suomi-NPP captured these images of Hurricane Laura as it closed in on the Gulf coasts of Louisiana and Texas. NOAA-20 and Suomi NPP ATMS On-orbit Performance. The 50-minute time step between the two images show little because of a lack of lunar illumination, but westward expansion of the cloud shield near the Mississippi River delta is apparent. NESDIS is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the Department of Commerce. It is intended to help users gauge the quality of individual hotspot/fire pixels. The ocean color datasets described here are from the Visible and Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) sensor aboard the Suomi-NPP satellite (SNPP) which was launched in November 2011 and also aboard the NOAA-20 satellite launched in November 2017.