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GOES-West PACUS - GeoColor

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GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0730 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0730 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0745 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0745 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0800 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0800 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0815 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0815 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0830 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0830 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0845 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0845 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0900 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0900 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0915 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0915 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0930 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0930 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0945 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0945 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 1000 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 1000 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 1015 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 1015 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 1030 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 1030 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 1045 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 1045 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 1100 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 1100 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 1115 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 1115 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 1130 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 1130 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 1145 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 1145 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 1201 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 1201 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 1206 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 1206 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 1211 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 1211 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 1216 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 1216 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 1221 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 1221 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 1226 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 1226 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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