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Recent global satellite imagery from the VIIRS sensor on the Suomi NPP satellite

  • Source: NOAA/NASA
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The Corrected Reflectance imagery is available from the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument on board the joint NASA/NOAA Suomi-National Polar orbiting Partnership (S-NPP) satellite. The VIIRS sensor collects imagery as it orbits the Earth every 100 minutes. Passing over the poles 14 times per day, it crosses the equator at at 1:30am local time, photographing the entire world each day. The sensor resolution is 750 m and 375 m (M Bands are 750 m, I Bands are 375 m) and the imagery resolution is 250 m. Resource Watch shows only a subset of the data set. For access to the full data set and additional information, see the Learn More link.

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Formal name

VIIRS_SNPP_CorrectedReflectance_TrueColor

Cautions

Currently this is available only as near real-time imagery.

Suggested citation

NASA, NOAA. "VIIRS_SNPP_CorrectedReflectance_TrueColor" NASA Earthdata Global Imagery Browse Services. Accessed through Resource Watch, (date). www.resourcewatch.org.

Sources

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Geographic coverage

Global

Spatial resolution

250 m

Date of content

2015-present

Frequency of updates

Daily

Published language

en

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