Category Archives: Quick Guide

AIRS Ozone Retrievals

This 2-page reference document describes the AIRS ozone retrievals and the fundamental aspects of the AIRS Total Column Ozone and Ozone Anomaly products. It demonstrates the usefulness of comparing the ozone products to the RGB Air Mass product for identifying stratospheric air and aiding in non-convective wind forecasts. This Quick Guide style is intended to help users recall important aspects

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Dust RGB Quick Guide

A 2-page reference document describes the fundamental aspects of the Dust RGB Imagery product and it includes a large dust event. The RGB composite is based on the EUMETSAT RGB guidelines, and these are applied using MODIS channels. The imagery highlights airborne dust, which can be difficult to see on visible and true color imagery or might be misinterpreted as

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RGB Air Mass Quick Guide

A 2-page reference document describes the fundamental aspects of the Air Mass RGB Imagery product and it demonstrates color interpretation of the multi-channel imagery. The RGB composite is based on the EUMETSAT RGB guidelines, and these are applied using MODIS channels. The imagery is often applied to identifying jet streaks and associated areas of potential vorticity, in addition to differentiating

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VIIRS Quick Guide

This quick reference guide describes the VIIRS instrument and its capabilities. Users become familiar with VIIRS through a comparison to MODIS imagery. The VIIRS product suite provided by SPoRT is listed. Example “Hybrid” and RGB composite imagery are provided to illustrate the benefits of VIIRS resolution and increased swath width. Author (s): Anita LeRoy Language: English Publication Date: March, 2013 Categories: Satellite Meteorology Quick

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