SeaWiFS: Dust Blowing out of Iceland

SeaWiFS: Dust Blowing out of Iceland
  • Credit:

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

On May 15, 2001, SeaWiFS captured this image showing what appears to be large quantities of dust blowing southward out of Iceland. The island is mostly hidden by clouds. Sea ice is visible along the Greenland coast northwest of Iceland.

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  • 600x470
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  • TIFF 8 MB


  • Data Date:

    May 15, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    May 15, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS
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