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GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 1740 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 1740 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 1750 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 1750 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 1800 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 1800 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 1810 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 1810 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 1820 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 1820 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 1830 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 1830 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 1840 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 1840 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 1850 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 1850 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 1900 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 1900 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 1910 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 1910 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 1920 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 1920 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 1930 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 1930 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 1940 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 1940 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 1950 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 1950 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 2100 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 2100 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 2110 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 2110 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 2120 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 2120 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 2140 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 2140 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 2150 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 2150 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 2200 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 2200 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 2210 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 2210 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 2220 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 2220 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 2230 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 2230 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 2240 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Mar 2024 - 2240 UTC

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)