Part 1Learn About GOES Images
Read background information to learn more about GOES images.
Part 2Explore GOES Images
Go to the Interactive Global Geostationary Weather Satellite Images (GOES) website, to explore images and controls.
Use the web-based animation tools to explore changes in images over time.
Part 4Download Software and Data
Download and install ImageJ software. Select and download images to animate.
Bring the hourly images of water vapor data into ImageJ. Create and explore an animation of how water vapor data changes over time.
Open a stack of images of Hurricane Ivan. Animate the images, and measure the distance traveled by Hurricane Ivan. Analyze the speed that the storm traveled.