Monday, June 24, 2013
GeoMetWatch Signs Deal With NASA
North Logan-based GeoMetWatch, which develops hyperspectral atmospheric sensors used in weather observation, said it has signed a deal with NASA, where it will provide four years of Earth observation and weather data from its first weather sensor satellite pyaload. Financial details of the deal were not announced. GeoMetWatch said its sensors will be aboard the AsiaSat 9 satellite, which is expected to launch in 2016. GeoMetWatch is a spinoff of technology originally developed at the Utah State University Advanced Weather Systems Laborator. The company said its technology helps provide weather data not currently available for weather forecasting, and which improve location and storm tracking and analysis of the intensity of hurricanes and typhoons.