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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 - 0431 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 0431 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 0436 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 0436 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 0441 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 0441 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 0446 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 0446 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 0451 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 0451 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 0456 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 0456 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 0501 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 0501 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 0506 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 0506 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 0511 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 0511 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 0516 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 0516 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 0521 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 0521 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 0526 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 17 Oct 2021 - 0526 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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