27 October 1997 -- GOES-8 Shortwave IR
Snow Cover and Low Cloud Identification

QuickTime Animation

(Note how the low clouds become darker (warmer) after sunrise, as increasing amounts of reflected solar radiation are sensed by the 3.9 micrometer channel.)

To view QuickTime animations directly within a Netscape or Internet Explorer browser window, download the QuickTime Plug-in 1.1 for Macintosh, Windows 3.1, or Windows95/NT; OS/2 users can use the QuickFlick plug-in for Netscape Navigator.

UNIX users can spawn the external viewer XAnim (select the "QuickTime Animation" link above) or view the corresponding Java applet.

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