SeaWiFS: Mediterranean Dust

SeaWiFS: Mediterranean Dust
  • Credit:

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

In this image from October 22, 2001, the Sea-viewing Wide Field-of-view Sensor (SeaWiFS) shows dust from the Sahara Desert blowing over the Mediterranean Sea. Similar dust storms have continued through the end of October 2001.

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  • Data Date:

    October 22, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    October 22, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS


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