Enhanced-v over the Upper Midwest with longwave Infrared GOES Imagery

Explore the effects that time and spatial resolutions can have when interpreting satellite images

Changeable imagery                          GOES-R like (temporal) imagery

When do you see the side-ways 'u'-shaped black cloud-top (enhanced v) pattern in MN and IA first appear? (Hint: use the Pause and Step buttons)

When do you 'lose' the u-shaped black cloud-top pattern in the (infrared window)? (Hint: use the Pause and - Res buttons)


Main GOES-14 1-minute SRSOR 'explore the effects of time and space' web page

Special GOES-14 1-minute SRSOR Web Pages from 2012 and 2013 and 2014

This applet is Copyright © 2014 by Tom Whittaker.