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GOES-West - Sector view: Pacific Northwest - Band 16*

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Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0306 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0306 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0311 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0311 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0316 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0316 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0321 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0321 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0326 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0326 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0331 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0331 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0336 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0336 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0341 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0341 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0346 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0346 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0351 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0351 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0356 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0356 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0401 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0401 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0406 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0406 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0411 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0411 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0416 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0416 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0421 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0421 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0426 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0426 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0431 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0431 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0436 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0436 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0441 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0441 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0446 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0446 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0451 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0451 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0456 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0456 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0501 UTC
Band 16 - 13.3 µm - CO₂ Longwave - IR - 28 Nov 2021 - 0501 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
legend for infrared color-enhanced channel 16
 

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)

*GOES-17 Infrared Image Quality

During post-launch testing of the GOES-17 ABI instrument, an issue with the instrument's cooling system was discovered. The loop heat pipe (LHP) subsystem, which transfers heat from the ABI electronics to the radiator, is not operating at its designed capacity. The consequence of this is that the ABI detectors cannot be maintained at their intended temperatures under certain orbital conditions. This is preventing adequate cooling for some of the infrared (IR) channels on the instrument during parts of the night, leading to partial loss of ABI imagery. Learn more.

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