9 Dec 2021 - 01:36 UTC
PTC Sam - Band 15 at 51.0°N - 39.4°W
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About Band 15
12.3 µm - "Dirty" Longwave IR Window Band - 2 km resolution - Band 15 at 12.3 µm offers nearly continuous monitoring for numerous applications, though usually through a split window difference with a cleaner window channel. These differences can better estimate low-level moisture, volcanic ash, airborne dust/sand, sea surface temperature, and cloud particle size.
• For more details, see the Band 15 - ABI Quick Information Guide, (PDF, 662 KB)