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GOES-West Full Disk - GeoColor

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GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 09 Jul 2020 - 1640 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 09 Jul 2020 - 1640 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 09 Jul 2020 - 1650 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 09 Jul 2020 - 1650 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 09 Jul 2020 - 1710 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 09 Jul 2020 - 1710 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 09 Jul 2020 - 1720 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 09 Jul 2020 - 1720 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 09 Jul 2020 - 1730 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 09 Jul 2020 - 1730 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 09 Jul 2020 - 1750 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 09 Jul 2020 - 1750 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 09 Jul 2020 - 1800 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 09 Jul 2020 - 1800 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 09 Jul 2020 - 1810 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 09 Jul 2020 - 1810 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 09 Jul 2020 - 1820 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 09 Jul 2020 - 1820 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 09 Jul 2020 - 1830 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 09 Jul 2020 - 1830 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 09 Jul 2020 - 1840 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 09 Jul 2020 - 1840 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 09 Jul 2020 - 1850 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 09 Jul 2020 - 1850 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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