GOES Data Collection System

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Federal, state and local agencies monitor the environment through the transmission of observations from surface-based platforms to NOAA satellites. Decision-makers in the areas of emergency response and resource allocation depend on the GOES DCS. This site is here to provide you background information and assistance in applying for access to and using the GOES DCS. Here you will find basic technical information for the DCS system, and for the DCS Administration and Data Distribution System (DADDS), as well as contact information for reporting trouble, and gaining personal assistance.


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