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GOES-18 - Sector view: Pacific Southwest - GeoColor

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GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Aug 2022 - 1246 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Aug 2022 - 1246 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Aug 2022 - 1251 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Aug 2022 - 1251 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Aug 2022 - 1256 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Aug 2022 - 1256 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Aug 2022 - 1301 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Aug 2022 - 1301 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Aug 2022 - 1306 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Aug 2022 - 1306 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Aug 2022 - 1311 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Aug 2022 - 1311 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Aug 2022 - 1316 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Aug 2022 - 1316 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Aug 2022 - 1321 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Aug 2022 - 1321 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Aug 2022 - 1326 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Aug 2022 - 1326 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Aug 2022 - 1331 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Aug 2022 - 1331 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Aug 2022 - 1336 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Aug 2022 - 1336 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Aug 2022 - 1341 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 19 Aug 2022 - 1341 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)