SeaWiFS: Asian Dust over the Atlantic

SeaWiFS: Asian Dust over the Atlantic
  • Credit:

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

Brownish aerosols around and over Nova Scotia and the Island of Newfoundland and points seaward can be seen in this SeaWiFS image taken on Arpil 20, 2001. This may be dust from storms in Asia, which happened almost two weeks earlier.

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  • 338x600
  • JPEG 21 KB
  • TIFF 9 MB


  • Data Date:

    April 20, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    April 20, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS


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