Dust and pollution in Northern China

Dust and pollution in Northern China
  • Credit:

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

There is a thick pall of haze (greyish pixels) over Eastern China, while there appears to be a new dust storm (brownish pixels) blowing out from the deserts of Mongolia on March 29, 2002. This true-color image of the region was acquired by the Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), flying aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft.

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  • Data Date:

    March 29, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    March 29, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS

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