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Main Duties

Satellite Planning Division

  • Making, coordinating, and modifying the
    meteorological satellite policies and basic plans
  • Making and supporting the Mid and Long-term
    National Space Development Plan
  • Making and coordinating the meteorological satellite
    development and research plans
  • Implementing and managing the meteorological
    satellite development and research projects
  • Managing meteorological satellite and working on
    space meteorology research
  • Cooperating with agencies, local and foreign,
    working in the field of meteorological satellite
  • Supporting education & research pertaining to the
    topic of meteorological satellite
  • Managing personnel matters, building facilities and
    state-owned properties

Satellite Operation Division

  • Establishing the ground work for meteorological
    satellite operations
  • Making and implementing policy pertaining to the
    adaptation of ground station technology
  • Making and implementing plans pertaining to the
    operation of the ground station
  • Operating meteorological satellite antennas and
    control systems
  • Making observation plans and managing the
    observation schedules
  • Establishing and managing the receiving station of
    foreign satellite data
  • Making and implementing the ground stations
    operations plans
  • Making and implementing distribution, local and
    global, policies of satellite data

Satellite Analysis Division

  • Making and adjusting the basic plans for analysis of
    meteorological satellite data
  • Supporting the analysis of meteorological satellite
    data for typhoon forecasting
  • Supporting the analysis of clouds using the
    meteorological satellite data and related forecast
  • Operating and managing all work related to the
    analysis of meteorological satellite data
  • Doing R&D on technology on meteorological satellite
    data analysis
  • Using analyzed information based on meteorological
    satellite data for forecasting
  • Using meteorological satellite data on the areas of
    climate, environment, weather-related disaster prevention
  • Disseminating techniques on how to use observed
    data from meteorological satellites
  • Handling of enquiries pertaining to meteorological
    satellite data Conducting and supporting efforts on
    weather-related disaster prevention measures

Satellite Development Division

  • Developing next-generation geostationary and low
    earth orbit meterological satellites
  • Researching and developing meteorological data
    processing techniques and applications of next-generation
    geostationary and low earth orbit meterological satellites
  • Implementing radio-frequencies securement plans for
    next-generation geostationary and low earth orbit
    meterological satellites
  • Securing orbits of next-generation geostationary
    and low earth orbit meterological satellites
  • Developing application techniques of next-generation
    geostationary and low earth orbit meterological satellites
  • Developing techniques of ground segment for next-
    generation geostationary and low earth orbit meterological
    satellites
  • Developing satellite data application techniques for
    numerical weather prediction
Korea
Meteorological
Adminnistraion

National Meteorological
Satellite Center