GEOSAT Follow-On (GFO): Precise Orbit Ephemeris (NODC Accession 0085958)

Metadata Updated: March 10, 2021

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. POE files are produced at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) within 3-4 weeks for use on the GFO Geophysical Data Record (GDR). They have an expected radial accuracy of 5 cm RMS (Root Mean Squared) over the six day arc.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date March 10, 2021
Metadata Updated Date March 10, 2021
Data Update Frequency irregular

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date March 10, 2021
Metadata Updated Date March 10, 2021
Publisher US National Oceanographic Data Center (Point of Contact)
Unique Identifier Unknown
Identifier gov.noaa.nodc:0085958
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2012-10-01
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency irregular
Bureau Code 006:48
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Program Code 006:059
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Temporal 2000-01-04T00:00:00/2008-09-13T00:00:00

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