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17 Jun 2019 - 10:53 UTC

GOES-East - Sector view: Gulf of Mexico - Band 9

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Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Jun 2019 - 0851 UTC
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Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Jun 2019 - 1041 UTC
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Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Jun 2019 - 1046 UTC
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legend for GOES-East color-enhanced channels 8-10
 

About Band 9

6.2 µm - "Upper-level Water Vapor" Band - 2 km resolution - Band 8 will be used for upper-level tropospheric water vapor tracking, jet stream identification, hurricane track forecasting, mid-latitude storm forecasting, severe weather analysis, upper mid-level moisture estimation (for legacy vertical moisture profiles) and turbulence detection.

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 falls between ABI bands 8 and 9.

• For more details, see the Band 9 - ABI Quick Information Guide, (PDF, 550 KB)

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