Observe animated satellite images of water vapor
http://www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/content/visualizations/es1801/es1801page01.cfm?chapter_no=visualization

GOES, NOAA, Exploring Earth


This Flash animation points out water vapor content 6-10 km above Earth's surface measured by infrared sensors on satellites. Lighter areas represent high moisture content, darker areas, little water vapor. Jet streams are viewed as elongated dark regions bordered by lighter sections.

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This resource is referenced here:Keywords: atmospheric moisture, water vapor