Dust storm in Inner Mongolia, China

Dust storm in Inner Mongolia, China
  • Credit:

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

This true-color MODIS image, acquired April 7, 2002, depicts a dust storm in the Gobi Desert of China's Inner Mongolia. The storm appears as a blend of brown, tan, and orange smudges flowing East to West over the upper right portion of the image. Also visible is a fire (red dot) in the lower left portion of the image.

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  • Data Date:

    April 7, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    April 17, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration