2 Oct 2023 - 02:55 UTC
GOES-West - Sector view: Tropical Pacific - Band 11
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8.4 µm - "Cloud-top Phase" Band - 2 km resolution - Band 11 is used in combination with the 11.2 and 12.3 µm bands to derive cloud phase and type products. This band is similar to the "traditional" IR longwave window band, although the 8.4 µm band assists in determining the microphysical properties of clouds.
• For more details, see the Band 11 - ABI Quick Information Guide, (PDF, 643 KB)