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GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2211 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2211 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2216 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2216 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2221 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2221 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2226 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2226 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2231 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2231 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2236 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2236 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2241 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2241 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2246 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2246 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2251 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2251 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2256 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2256 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2301 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2301 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2306 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2306 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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