SeaWiFS: Northwest African Dust Storm

SeaWiFS: Northwest African Dust Storm
  • Credit:

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

Dust continues to blow westward from Africa in this SeaWiFS image -- coloring a large portion of the adjacent North Atlantic skies yellowish-brown.

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  • Data Date:

    December 12, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    December 13, 2000
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS


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