New Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Day-Night Band Compositing Produced for NASA Worldview

Across multiple years of collaboration between NASA's Short-term Prediction Research and Transition (SPoRT) Center, NOAA's Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Proving Ground, and most recently the Applied Sciences: Disasters Program, MSFC team members have contributed to false color compositing of nighttime lights and cloud information helpful in a range of topics from weather forecasting to disaster response.  MSFC team members Andrew Molthan and Lori Schultz worked with GSFC's "Black Marble" and Worldview data portal team to transition to their operations the same false color VIIRS day-night band (DNB; city lights) and infrared (cloud depiction) composite so that it is globally accessible to all NASA Worldview users, beginning through implementation in early 2021 and continuing forward.  Release of the product is a capstone to years of collaboration with colleagues at GSFC and within other NASA and NOAA programs, and will improve the community's ability to visually interpret DNB imagery for a variety of near real-time and historical applications.

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