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GOES-East - Sector view: Canada - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Nov 2019 - 1820 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Nov 2019 - 1820 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Nov 2019 - 1830 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Nov 2019 - 1830 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Nov 2019 - 1840 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Nov 2019 - 1840 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Nov 2019 - 1850 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Nov 2019 - 1850 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Nov 2019 - 1900 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Nov 2019 - 1900 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Nov 2019 - 1910 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Nov 2019 - 1910 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Nov 2019 - 1920 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Nov 2019 - 1920 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Nov 2019 - 1930 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Nov 2019 - 1930 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Nov 2019 - 1940 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Nov 2019 - 1940 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Nov 2019 - 1950 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Nov 2019 - 1950 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Nov 2019 - 2000 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Nov 2019 - 2000 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Nov 2019 - 2010 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Nov 2019 - 2010 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
 

About Air Mass

Air Mass RGB is used to diagnose the environment surrounding synoptic systems by enhancing temperature and moisture characteristics of airmasses. Cyclogenesis can be inferred by the identification of warm, dry, ozone-rich descending stratospheric air associated with jet streams and potential vorticity (PV) anomalies. The RGB can be used to validate the location of PV anomalies in model data. Additionally, this RGB can distinguish between polar and tropical airmasses, especially along upper-level frontal boundaries and identify high-, mid-, and low-level clouds.

• For more details, see the Air Mass RGB Guide, (PDF, 1.1 MB)

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