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GOES-East - Sector Views: Tropical Atlantic - wide view - GeoColor

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GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1015 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1015 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1030 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1030 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1045 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1045 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1100 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1100 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1115 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1115 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1130 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1130 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1145 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1145 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1200 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1200 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1215 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1215 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1230 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1230 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1245 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1245 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1300 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1300 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1315 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1315 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1330 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1330 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1345 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1345 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1400 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1400 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1415 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1415 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1430 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1430 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1445 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1445 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1500 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1500 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1515 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1515 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1530 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1530 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1545 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1545 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1600 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Aug 2018 - 1600 UTC
 

About GeoColor

Geocolor is a multispectral product composed of True Color (using a simulated green component) during the daytime, and an Infrared product that uses bands 7 and 13 at night. During the day, the imagery looks approximately as it would appear when viewed with human eyes from space. At night, the blue colors represent liquid water clouds such as fog and stratus, while gray to white indicate higher ice clouds, and the city lights come from a static database that was derived from the VIIRS Day Night Band.

Geocolor was developed at the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA) and STAR's Regional and Mesoscale Meteorology Branch (RAMMB).

• For more details, see the CIRA GeoColor Product Quick Guide, (PDF, 1.24 MB).

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