Saharan dust over the North Sea

Saharan dust over the North Sea
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

This Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from April 16, 2003, shows African dust blowing over Scotland (left) and across the North Sea to Norway and even southward to Denmark. A few fires have been detected by MODIS and are marked with red dots.

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  • Data Date:

    April 16, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    April 16, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
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