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GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0101 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0101 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0106 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0106 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0111 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0111 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0116 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0116 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0121 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0121 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0126 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0126 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0131 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0131 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0136 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0136 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0141 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0141 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0146 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0146 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0151 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0151 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0156 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0156 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0201 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0201 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0206 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0206 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0211 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0211 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0216 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0216 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0221 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0221 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0226 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0226 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0231 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0231 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0236 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0236 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0241 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0241 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0246 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0246 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0251 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0251 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0256 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Feb 2023 - 0256 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid

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)