Red Sea Dust

Red Sea Dust
  • Credit:

    Provided by the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE

This is yet another SeaWiFS image of dust over the Red Sea. The dense dust cloud is also visible over Sudan just east of the Nile. The dust appears to be at a lower altitude than the water clouds in the image.

Images & Animations


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  • 600x286
  • JPEG 27 KB
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  • PNG 5 MB


  • Data Date:

    July 1, 1999
  • Visualization Date:

    July 1, 1999
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS


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