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GOES-East - Sector view: Upper Mississippi Valley - GeoColor

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GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0356 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0356 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0401 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0401 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0406 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0406 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0411 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0411 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0416 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0416 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0421 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0421 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0426 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0426 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0431 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0431 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0436 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0436 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0441 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0441 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0446 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0446 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0451 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0451 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0456 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0456 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0501 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0501 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0506 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0506 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0511 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0511 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0516 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0516 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0521 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0521 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0526 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0526 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0531 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0531 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0536 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0536 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0541 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0541 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0546 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0546 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0551 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 15 Apr 2021 - 0551 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
 

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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