Applications Library: RGB Imagery, Identifying Fog through Mid-level Clouds

nighttime_microphysics_annotated_midcloudsDescription: The multispectral imagery (NtMicro RGB) via VIIRS and MODIS passes can distinguishe between areas of low cloud from areas of fog, while the traditional spectral difference product cannot.

Title: Applications Library: RGB Imagery, Identifying Fog through Mid-level Clouds
Date:  December 29, 2013
Region: CONUS West/Northwest
Author: Marc Spilde (MFR)
Product(s): Nighttime Microphysics RGB
Application Area: Aviation, Public Event Decision Support
Feature: Fog under Thin Cloud
Instrument(s): MODIS, VIIRS
Goes well with: 11-3.9 um difference, Vis./Ceiling Observations, Probability of IFR/LIFR

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