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GOES-East - Sector view: Upper Mississippi Valley - GeoColor

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GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 2321 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 2321 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 2326 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 2326 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 2331 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 2331 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 2336 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 2336 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 2341 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 2341 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 2346 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 2346 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 2351 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 2351 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 2356 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 2356 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0001 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0001 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0006 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0006 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0011 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0011 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0016 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0016 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0021 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0021 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0026 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0026 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0031 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0031 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0036 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0036 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0041 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0041 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0046 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0046 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0051 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0051 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0056 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0056 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0101 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0101 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0106 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0106 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0111 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0111 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0116 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 0116 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
 

About GeoColor

GeoColor is a multispectral product composed of True Color (using a simulated green component) during daytime, and an Infrared product that uses bands 7 and 13 at night. During the day, the imagery looks approximately as it would 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 derived from the VIIRS Day Night Band.

GeoColor was developed at the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA) and the STAR Regional and Mesoscale Meteorology Branch (RAMMB). For a full description of the algorithm, please see this article.

Please credit CIRA/NOAA when using GeoColor imagery.

NOTE: Lighted areas shown in nighttime images are not real-time depictions of city lights. The layer is derived from a compilation of JPSS VIIRS Day Night Band images and is included for orientation purposes.

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

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