SeaWiFS: Gobi Dust Moves Eastward

SeaWiFS: Gobi Dust Moves Eastward
  • Credit:

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

SeaWiFS captured this image of another dust event over eastern Asia. A yellowish-brown haze has moved from northeastern China to the east of Japan.

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  • Data Date:

    March 14, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    May 15, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS


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