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Archive: Oct 2012

Hurricane Sandy Life Cycle from GOES-13 and GOES-14

GOES-13 (GOES-East), in geostationary orbit at the Equator and 75 W longitude, was well-positioned to capture the entire lifecycle of Hurricane Sandy. An animation of 10.7 µm IR images is shown above, at 3-hourly time steps, from incipient tropical wave, to a hurricane hitting Jamaica, to a system with an... Read More