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GOES-East - Sector view: Gulf of Mexico - GeoColor

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GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Oct 2020 - 2256 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Oct 2020 - 2256 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Oct 2020 - 2301 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Oct 2020 - 2301 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Oct 2020 - 2306 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Oct 2020 - 2306 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Oct 2020 - 2311 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Oct 2020 - 2311 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Oct 2020 - 2316 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Oct 2020 - 2316 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Oct 2020 - 2321 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Oct 2020 - 2321 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Oct 2020 - 2326 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Oct 2020 - 2326 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Oct 2020 - 2331 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Oct 2020 - 2331 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Oct 2020 - 2336 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Oct 2020 - 2336 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Oct 2020 - 2341 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Oct 2020 - 2341 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Oct 2020 - 2346 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Oct 2020 - 2346 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Oct 2020 - 2351 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Oct 2020 - 2351 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Oct 2020 - 2356 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Oct 2020 - 2356 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0001 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0001 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0006 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0006 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0011 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0011 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0016 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0016 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0021 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0021 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0026 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0026 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0031 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0031 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0036 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0036 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0041 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0041 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0046 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0046 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0051 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 20 Oct 2020 - 0051 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
 

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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