Dust and Smoke over Iraq and the Middle East
Image courtesy the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE
The Sea-viewing Wide Field-of-view Sensor (SeaWiFS) viewed dust in the skies over the northern Persian Gulf again today, Thursday, March 27, 2003. Also visible (in the full-resolution image) are a few plumes of dark smoke over the Fertile Crescent to the east of
Razazah Lake. More detail can be seen in the related MODIS images.
This image originally appeared on the Earth Observatory. Click here to view the full, original record.