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Category: GOES-17

Ferguson Fire in central California

* GOES-17 imagery shown here are preliminary and non-operational *A comparison of Visible images from GOES-15 (GOES-West), GOES-17 and GOES-16 (GOES-East)  on 14 July 2018 is shown above — in addition to thunderstorms over the high terrain of the Sierra Nevada, the development of a pyrocumulus cloud (with a small overshooting top)... Read More

Stereoscopic views of convection over Georgia, North Dakota and Mexico

GOES-17 imagery shown here are preliminary and non-operationalGOES-16 and GOES-17 visible imagery shows pseudo-stereoscopic imagery of developing convection on 13 July (over Georgia, click here for animated gif) and on 14 July (over North Dakota, including a cell that caused a tornado, below (animated gif), and Mexico, at bottom (animated gif)).To view these images in three dimensions, cross... Read More

A new “Rocket Plume” RGB with ABI Data

A new RGB has been developed to highlight possible Rocket Plumes from the Advanced Baseline Imagers (ABI) imagery. Many Red-Green-Blue (RGB) composite image recipes can be applied to the GOES (Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite) ABI data. Owing to the new spectral bands, finer spatial resolutions and more applications, there are... Read More