22 Feb 2018 - 12:25 UTC
GOES-East - Sector Views: Tropical Atlantic - wide view - Band 6
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About Band 6
2.2 µm - "Cloud Particle Size" Band - 2 km resolution - in conjunction with other bands, Band 6 will enable cloud particle size estimation. Cloud particle growth is an indication of cloud development and intensity of that development. Other applications include: use in aerosol particle size estimation, cloud screening, hot-spot detection, and snow detection.
• For more details, see the ABI Bands Quick Information Guides, (PDF, 554 KB).