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22 Jul 2019 - 11:53 EDT
22 Jul 2019 - 15:53 UTC

GOES-East - Sector view: Tropical Atlantic - Band 10

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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 22 Jul 2019 - 1350 UTC
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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 22 Jul 2019 - 1400 UTC
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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 22 Jul 2019 - 1410 UTC
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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 22 Jul 2019 - 1420 UTC
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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 22 Jul 2019 - 1430 UTC
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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 22 Jul 2019 - 1440 UTC
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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 22 Jul 2019 - 1450 UTC
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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 22 Jul 2019 - 1500 UTC
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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 22 Jul 2019 - 1510 UTC
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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 22 Jul 2019 - 1520 UTC
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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 22 Jul 2019 - 1530 UTC
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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 22 Jul 2019 - 1540 UTC
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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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