SeaWiFS: Dust Closes on Pacific Northwest

SeaWiFS: Dust Closes on Pacific Northwest
  • Credit:

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

On April 11, 2001, SeaWiFS saw this large cloud of dust -- presumably from Asia -- approaching the Pacific Northwest behind a long band of water clouds.

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  • Data Date:

    April 11, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    April 11, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS


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