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Archive: Fri Mar 2022

Cold Lake Michigan

Fancy a swim in Lake Michigan today? Mostly clear skies early in the morning of 4 March allowed for a near-complete NOAA-20 VIIRS estimate of Lake Surface Temperatures, as shown above. The warmest surface waters were near 39oF. AWIPS-ready tiles of ACSPO fields are available from CIMSS. The image below... Read More

Creating a VIIRS brightness temperature difference field from direct broadcast data using McIDAS-V

This blog post contains Suomi-NPP VIIRS imagery that was derived (using CSPP) from data downloaded at the Direct Broadcast site at CIMSS. That blog post suggests the need of a brightness temperature difference field from the I04 and I05 data that can be found in this ( direct broadcast directory (direct link,... Read More