Birkenheuer, Daniel L. Lakewood, Colorado.
McGinley, J. A. Forecast Research Group, Environmental Research Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Boulder, Colorado.
Last reviewed:January 2020
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The branch of meteorological science that uses meteorological sensing elements on satellites to define the past and present state of the atmosphere. Meteorological satellites can measure a wide spectrum of electromagnetic radiation in real time, providing the meteorologist with a supplemental source of data.
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