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GOES-West PACUS - GeoColor

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GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 29 Jul 2021 - 0206 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 29 Jul 2021 - 0206 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 29 Jul 2021 - 0211 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 29 Jul 2021 - 0211 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 29 Jul 2021 - 0216 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 29 Jul 2021 - 0216 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 29 Jul 2021 - 0221 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 29 Jul 2021 - 0221 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 29 Jul 2021 - 0226 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 29 Jul 2021 - 0226 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 29 Jul 2021 - 0231 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 29 Jul 2021 - 0231 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 29 Jul 2021 - 0236 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 29 Jul 2021 - 0236 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 29 Jul 2021 - 0241 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 29 Jul 2021 - 0241 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 29 Jul 2021 - 0246 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 29 Jul 2021 - 0246 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 29 Jul 2021 - 0251 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 29 Jul 2021 - 0251 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 29 Jul 2021 - 0256 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 29 Jul 2021 - 0256 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 29 Jul 2021 - 0301 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 29 Jul 2021 - 0301 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 a full description of the algorithm, please see this journal article.

When using GeoColor imagery, please credit CIRA/NOAA.

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

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