SeaWiFS: Asian Dust over the Western United States

SeaWiFS: Asian Dust over the Western United States
  • Credit:

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

This SeaWiFS image, captured on April 15, 2001, shows dust from the Asian continent over the United States. Atmospheric aerosoles are much easier to see over water than over land, so you can best see the haze offshore.

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  • Data Date:

    April 15, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    April 15, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS


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