18 Aug 2022 - 17:46 UTC
GOES-18 Mesoscale view - Band 16 at 38°N - 119°W - Near Mono County, CA
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About Band 16
13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave IR Band - 2 km resolution - Band 16 is used for mean tropospheric air temperature estimation, tropopause delineation, and as part of quantitative cloud products for cloud opacity estimation, cloud-top height assignments of cloud-drift motion vectors, and supplementing Automated Surface Observing System (ASOS) observations.
Band 16 corresponds approximately to the old GOES-13 longwave IR channel.
• For more details, see the Band 16 - ABI Quick Information Guide, (PDF, 769 KB)