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17 Aug 2018 - 00:00 EDT
17 Aug 2018 - 04:00 UTC

GOES-East - Sector Views: Tropical Atlantic - wide view - Band 10

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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Aug 2018 - 2130 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Aug 2018 - 2130 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Aug 2018 - 2145 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Aug 2018 - 2145 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Aug 2018 - 2200 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Aug 2018 - 2200 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Aug 2018 - 2215 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Aug 2018 - 2215 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Aug 2018 - 2230 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Aug 2018 - 2230 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Aug 2018 - 2245 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Aug 2018 - 2245 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Aug 2018 - 2300 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Aug 2018 - 2300 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Aug 2018 - 2315 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Aug 2018 - 2315 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Aug 2018 - 2330 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Aug 2018 - 2330 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Aug 2018 - 2345 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Aug 2018 - 2345 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Aug 2018 - 0000 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Aug 2018 - 0000 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Aug 2018 - 0015 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Aug 2018 - 0015 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Aug 2018 - 0030 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Aug 2018 - 0030 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Aug 2018 - 0045 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Aug 2018 - 0045 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Aug 2018 - 0100 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Aug 2018 - 0100 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Aug 2018 - 0115 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Aug 2018 - 0115 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Aug 2018 - 0130 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Aug 2018 - 0130 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Aug 2018 - 0145 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Aug 2018 - 0145 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Aug 2018 - 0200 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Aug 2018 - 0200 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Aug 2018 - 0215 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Aug 2018 - 0215 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Aug 2018 - 0230 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Aug 2018 - 0230 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Aug 2018 - 0245 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Aug 2018 - 0245 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Aug 2018 - 0300 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Aug 2018 - 0300 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Aug 2018 - 0315 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Aug 2018 - 0315 UTC
legend for GOES-East color-enhanced channels 8-10
 

About Band 10

7.3 µm - "Lower-level Water Vapor" Band - 2 km resolution - Band 10 is a water vapor band, meaning it is capable of detecting water vapor at middle to lower portions of the atmosphere, in addition to high clouds. It can detect water vapor lower in the troposphere compared to the water vapor band on the legacy GOES-13 and -15 imager.

The imager on GOES-16 features three mid-level water vapor bands instead of the single water vapor band on the GOES-13 Imager. The single water vapor band on GOES-13 contained a mixture of water vapor features over many levels of the troposphere, but GOES-16 enables us to focus on water vapor in the upper troposphere (band 8), the middle troposphere (band 9), or the lower troposphere (band 10). The GOES-13 Imager water vapor channel is between ABI bands 8 and 9.

• For more details, see the ABI Bands Quick Information Guides, (PDF, 599 KB).

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