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GOES-East - Sector Views: Upper Mississippi Valley - Band 10

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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Nov 2018 - 0837 UTC
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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Nov 2018 - 0842 UTC
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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Nov 2018 - 0847 UTC
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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Nov 2018 - 0852 UTC
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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Nov 2018 - 0857 UTC
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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Nov 2018 - 0902 UTC
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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Nov 2018 - 0907 UTC
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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Nov 2018 - 0912 UTC
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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Nov 2018 - 0917 UTC
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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Nov 2018 - 0922 UTC
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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Nov 2018 - 0927 UTC
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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Nov 2018 - 0932 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 ABI Bands Quick Information Guides, (PDF, 599 KB).

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