SeaWiFS: African Dust over Europe

SeaWiFS: African Dust over Europe
  • Credit:

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

In this SeaWiFS image captured on October 30, 2001, the skies over western Europe were full of dust from Africa. The dust was lifted over the Sahara by persistent strong winds.

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  • Data Date:

    October 30, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    October 30, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS


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