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GOES-East - Sector view: Great Lakes - GeoColor

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GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 1951 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 1951 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 1956 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 1956 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 2001 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 2001 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 2006 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 2006 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 2011 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 2011 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 2016 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 2016 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 2021 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 2021 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 2026 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 2026 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 2031 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 2031 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 2036 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 2036 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 2041 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 2041 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 2046 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 18 Oct 2021 - 2046 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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