Dust and Smoke over Iraq and the Middle East

Dust and Smoke over Iraq and the Middle East
  • Credit:

    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.

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  • Data Date:

    March 27, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    March 27, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS


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