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Category: GOES-11

Blowing dust in west Texas

Strong northerly winds in the wake of a cold frontal passsage caused widespread blowing dust across parts of west Texas during the afternoon hours on 26 November 2011. The hazy plumes of blowing dust could be seen on GOES-13 0.63 µm visible channel images (above). At Midland, Texas (located near the center... Read More

Mountain waves over Colorado and New Mexico

A comparison of 8-km resolution GOES-11 6.7 µm water vapor channel, 4-km resolution GOES-13 and GOES-15 6.5 µm water vapor channel, and 1-km resolution Aqua MODIS 6.7 µm water vapor channel images (above) demonstrated how differences in satellite viewing angle as well as differences in satellite sensor spatial resolution have... Read More