SeaWiFS: Southern African Dust

SeaWiFS: Southern African Dust
  • Credit:

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

SeaWiFS viewed these dust plumes blowing over the Atlantic Ocean from southern Africa on July 25, 2001. The haze in the northern portion of the image is most probably smoke from biomass burning.

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  • Data Date:

    July 25, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    July 29, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS
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