Dust storm and fires in Eastern Australia

Dust storm and fires in Eastern Australia
  • Credit:

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

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Terra satellite captured this view of a large dust storm (image center) blowing across eastern Australia on October 23, 2002. Scattered fires (red dots) are visible as well.

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  • Data Date:

    October 23, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    October 24, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
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