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Category: Air quality

There GOES a Review of 2022

It’s very hard to choose just one event from every month of the year, but the goal is to show the range of phenomena and locations that NOAA‘s GOES ABI routinely monitors, in this case during 2022. Most loops generated are from the University of Wisconsin-Madison CIMSS Satellite Blog, which... Read More

Pyrocumulonimbus clouds in Canada’s Northwest Territories

GOES-17 (GOES-West) “Red” Visible (0.64 µm), Shortwave Infrared (3.9 µm), “Clean” Infrared Window (10.35 µm) and Fire Temperature RGB images (above) showed a wildfire just southeast of Fort Simpson in Canada’s Northwest Territories (just north of the border with British Columbia), which produced a pair of pyrocumulonimbus (pyroCb) clouds late in the day on 10 October 2022. Surface winds gusting... Read More