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Category: Arctic

Cold Air Outbreak

NOAA‘s GOES ABI has been monitoring the late year cold air outbreak over the contiguous US. Infrared ImageryDuring these extreme cold air outbreaks, it may seem like the infrared imagery “confuses” clouds and the cold ground, but this isn’t the case as the instrument just monitors the heat of the... Read More

Sea ice in the Bering Sea

GOES-18 (GOES-West) True Color RGB images viewed using CSPP GeoSphere (above) showed the motion of sea ice filaments that had moved southward through the Bering Strait and into the northwestern Bering Sea (just off the coast of Chokotka Okrug, Russia) on 14 August 2022. A sequence of 375-meter resolution VIIRS False Color RGB... Read More