ATOC 1050-Weather Discussion: Chapter 2

Comparison of Visible, IR, and Water Vapor Satellite Images

1. Compare these satellite images (click to enlarge images).

Comparison of Visible, IR, and Water Vapor Satellite Images

1. Compare these satellite images (click to enlarge images).

visible Infrared Water vapor

How are clouds and clear areas shown on these images?

2. Look at the current images (click on images to go to the web site)

Visible Infrared Water vapor
 
 
 

3. Compare these visible, IR, and water vapor satellite image loops (click on image to start the loop).

Visible Infrared Water vapor
 

How are clouds and clear areas shown on these satellite image loops?
What happens to the visible satellite image at night?

4. Look at the current visible, IR, and water vapor image loops.

Visible Infrared Water vapor
   

 

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