Himawari RGB Quick Guides

Outline

Himawari RGB Quick Guides provide basic summaries on the use of RGB composite imagery.

They are designed simply with front and reverse sides for ease of printing and lamination. A total of 18 Quick Guides are provided in relation to SATAID software to facilitate daily work.

Guides contain information on:

  1. Main application(s), benefits and limitations
  2. Typical cases
  3. Color interpretation
  4. RGB recipe (RGB composition: combinations of imagery assigned to the three primary colors with recommended thresholds) and related specifications

Himawari RGB Quick Guides

Click on an RGB name or image to download the relevant content.

Natural Color RGB

Natural Colors

Day Snow-Fog RGB

Day Snow-Fog

Day Microphysics RGB

Day Microphysics

Night Microphysics RGB

Night Microphysics

Dust RGB

Dust

24-hour Microphysics RGB

24-hour Microphysics

Ash RGB

Ash

Airmass RGB

Airmass

Well-known RGBs and polar-orbiting satellite-origin RGBs

True Color RGB

True Color

Day Convective Storms RGB

Day Convective Storms

Day Cloud Phase RGB

Day Cloud Phase

Fire Temperature RGB

Fire Temperature

Natural Fire Color RGB

Natural Fire Color

JMA RGBs

Cloud Phase Distinction RGB

Cloud Phase Distinction

Day Deep Clouds RGB

Day Deep Clouds

SO2 RGB

SO2

Simple Water Vapor RGB

Simple Water Vapor

Differential Water Vapor RGB

Differential Water Vapor

Himawari RGB Quick Guides by-purpose