Category Archives: Climate

Summer 2017 Climate Digest

Overview The seasonal global land and ocean temperature for June–August 2017 was the third highest since global records began in 1880. The average temperature across the land surfaces was 2 degrees Fahrenheit above the 20th century average, the second highest … Continue reading

Category: Climate, Climate Digest

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Winter 2016-2017 Climate Digest

Overview The December 2016 through February 2017 seasonal global temperature was 1.6 °Fahrenheit, or 0.89°Celsius above the 20th century average of 53.8°Fahrenheit – the second highest ever recorded – just slightly behind 2015/2016. The United States had its’ sixth warmest … Continue reading

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Introducing the 16 Spectral Bands on GOES-16 ABI

Overview NOAA’s newest geostationary satellite, GOES-16 carries breakthrough technology, including the Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) that measures 16 channels of the electromagnetic spectrum! To put this in perspective, current operational GOES measures 5 channels, or 5 spectral bands, of the … Continue reading

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