Instruments: ABI Improvements

The GOES-R Series ABI has sixteen spectral bands, compared to five on the previous GOES imager, providing three times more spectral information, four times the spatial resolution, and more than five times faster temporal coverage than the current system.

Three Times More Spectral Information

GOES-R spectral bands

Four Times Greater Spatial Resolution

GLM Sensor See Thru Diagram

Five Times Faster Coverage

GOES-R 5 Minute Capability