SeaWiFS: Central Mediterranean Dust

SeaWiFS: Central Mediterranean Dust
  • Credit:

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

Northern Africa started exporting large quantities of dust to southern Europe over March 24-25, 2001. This image obtained on March 26, 2001 shows that Greece is receiving some of the heaviest concentrations of that dust.

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  • Data Date:

    March 26, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    May 16, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS


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