16 Aug 2022 - 21:51 UTC
GOES-18 Mesoscale view - Band 15 at 19°S - 174°W - Near Tonga
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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 Band 15 - ABI Quick Information Guide, (PDF, 662 KB)