17 Jan 2018 - 03:35 UTC
GOES-East - Sector Views: Western Gulf of Mexico Region - Band 15
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About Band 15
12.3 µm - "Dirty" Longwave IR Window Band - 2 km resolution - Band 15 at 12.3 µm offers nearly continuous monitoring for numerous applications, though usually through a split window difference with a cleaner window channel. These differences can better estimate low-level moisture, volcanic ash, airborne dust/sand, sea surface temperature, and cloud particle size.
• For more details, see the ABI Bands Quick Information Guides, (PDF, 662 KB).