Dust Storm over the Persian Gulf

Dust Storm over the Persian Gulf
  • Credit:

    Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

A dust storm first imaged on April 16, 2003, had progressed south and east by April 17, and was draped over Saudi Arabia, the Persian Gulf, and Iran in this Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from the Aqua satellite.

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Metadata

  • Data Date:

    April 17, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    April 18, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration