Dust plume crossing Eastern Mediterranean Sea

Dust plume crossing Eastern Mediterranean Sea
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

This MODIS image from May 13, 2001, shows a thick, sinuous plume of dust obscuring the Nile Delta (bottom center) and stretching north across the Mediterranean Sea toward Turkey.

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  • Data Date:

    May 13, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    January 28, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration