Aerosols Over the Indian Sub-continent

Aerosols Over the Indian Sub-continent
  • Credit:

    Scientific Visualization Studio, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center,

This MODIS image acquired over the Indian sub-continent on March 2, 2000, shows the high concentration of aerosol particles in the atmosphere (brownish pixels just south of the Himalayas) associated with a dense population and industrial emissions.

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  • Data Date:

    March 2, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    April 18, 2000
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
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