Suomi NPP: A New Generation of Environmental Monitoring Satellites

Suomi NPP: A New Generation of Environmental Monitoring Satellites
  • Describe the history of polar-orbiting satellites and the role and mission of Suomi NPP and JPSS
  • Describe Suomi NPP's instruments and the contributions that their observations make to weather forecasting and climate monitoring
  • Identify Suomi NPP products that contribute to monitoring Earth's climate, land and ocean surfaces, atmosphere, and space weather