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19 Apr 2021 - 08:54 EDT
19 Apr 2021 - 12:54 UTC

GOES-East - Sector view: South America - Northern - Band 10

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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Apr 2021 - 1050 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Apr 2021 - 1050 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Apr 2021 - 1100 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Apr 2021 - 1100 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Apr 2021 - 1110 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Apr 2021 - 1110 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Apr 2021 - 1120 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Apr 2021 - 1120 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Apr 2021 - 1130 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Apr 2021 - 1130 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Apr 2021 - 1140 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Apr 2021 - 1140 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Apr 2021 - 1150 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Apr 2021 - 1150 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Apr 2021 - 1200 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Apr 2021 - 1200 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Apr 2021 - 1210 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Apr 2021 - 1210 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Apr 2021 - 1220 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Apr 2021 - 1220 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Apr 2021 - 1230 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Apr 2021 - 1230 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Apr 2021 - 1240 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Apr 2021 - 1240 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
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 Band 10 - ABI Quick Information Guide, (PDF, 599 KB)

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