Dust over Korea and the Sea of Japan

Dust over Korea and the Sea of Japan
  • Credit:

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

Dust (brownish pixels) continues to blow from East Asia eastward over the Sea of Japan. There is also considerable haze (greyish pixels) evident over eastern China in the lower lefthand corner of this scene. This true-color image was acquired by the Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), flying aboard NASA’s Terra satellite, on April 1, 2002.

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  • Data Date:

    April 1, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    April 1, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS


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