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16 Jun 2019 - 10:52 EDT
16 Jun 2019 - 14:52 UTC

GOES-East CONUS - Band 10

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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Jun 2019 - 1351 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Jun 2019 - 1351 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Jun 2019 - 1356 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Jun 2019 - 1356 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Jun 2019 - 1401 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Jun 2019 - 1401 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Jun 2019 - 1406 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Jun 2019 - 1406 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Jun 2019 - 1411 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Jun 2019 - 1411 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Jun 2019 - 1416 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Jun 2019 - 1416 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Jun 2019 - 1421 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Jun 2019 - 1421 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Jun 2019 - 1426 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Jun 2019 - 1426 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Jun 2019 - 1431 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Jun 2019 - 1431 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Jun 2019 - 1436 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Jun 2019 - 1436 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Jun 2019 - 1441 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Jun 2019 - 1441 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Jun 2019 - 1446 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 16 Jun 2019 - 1446 UTC
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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