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GOES-West Full Disk - GeoColor

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GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0700 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0700 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0710 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0710 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0720 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0720 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0730 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0730 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0740 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0740 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0750 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0750 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0800 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0800 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0810 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0810 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0820 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0820 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0830 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0830 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0840 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0840 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0850 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0850 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0900 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0900 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0910 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0910 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0920 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0920 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0940 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0940 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0950 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 0950 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 1000 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 1000 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 1010 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 1010 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 1020 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 1020 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 1030 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 1030 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 1040 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 1040 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 1050 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 1050 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 1100 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 10 Aug 2020 - 1100 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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