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Comparison of GOES-16 with GOES-13

Posted On: March 3, 2017 - By: Dan Bikos


The GOES-16 data posted on this page are preliminary, non-operational data and are undergoing testing.  Users bear all responsibility for inspecting the data prior to use and for the manner in which the data are utilized.

One of the 1-minute mesoscale sectors for GOES-16  captured a series of polar low-like circulations over northeastern Lake Ontario moving into New York:

http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/templates/loop_directory.asp?data_folder=training/visit/loops/3mar17/B02&loop_speed_ms=80

Notice how much more clearly these circulations appear in GOES-16 as compared to current GOES-13:

http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/templates/loop_directory.asp?data_folder=training/visit/loops/3mar17/GOES13

 


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