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GOES-West - Sector view: U.S. Pacific Coast - GeoColor

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GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2140 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2140 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2150 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2150 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2200 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2200 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2210 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2210 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2220 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2220 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2230 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2230 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2240 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2240 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2250 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2250 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2300 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2300 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2310 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2310 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2320 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2320 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2330 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Dec 2021 - 2330 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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