NOAA GOES Image Viewer website
8 Aug 2022 - 03:36 EDT
8 Aug 2022 - 07:36 UTC

GOES-18 Mesoscale view - Day Land Cloud at 39°N - 112°W - Sevier County, UT

1 frame animation displayed. This mesoscale location is no longer being actively produced.

To enlarge, pause animation & click the image. Hover over popups to zoom. Use slider to navigate.

  

  

  
Day Land Cloud - EUMETSAT Natural Color - 22 Jul 2022 - 1944 UTC
Day Land Cloud - EUMETSAT Natural Color - 22 Jul 2022 - 1944 UTC
 

About Day Land Cloud

The Day Land Cloud RGB is the same as the Natural Color RGB developed by EUMETSAT. This RGB is useful for discriminating water/ice clouds to identify low/high clouds. High ice clouds, snow, and sea ice appear cyan, while low water clouds appear dull grey or white. Land/Ocean surfaces are in expected colors (but not true color). This imagery can also be used to assess vegetation and detect land surface changes where vegetation appears green and soil, inactive vegetation, and rock appear brown to dark gray.

• For more details, see the Day Land Cloud RGB Product Guide, (PDF, 994 KB)