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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Global Image Shows NPP's ATMS Channel 18-Microwave Antenna Temperature

Caption: This global image shows the ATMS channel 18-microwave antenna temperature at 183.3 GHz on Nov. 8, 2011. This channel measures atmospheric water vapor; note that Tropical Storm Sean is visible in the data, as the blue patch, in the Atlantic off the coast of the Southeastern United States. The ATMS data were processed at the NOAA Satellite Operations Facility (NSOF) in Suitland, Md.


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