Saharan dust off West Africa

Saharan dust off West Africa
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres,MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

For a fourth day, a large plume of dust was blowing off the Sahara Desert and out over the Atlantic Ocean. This Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image was captured by Terra satellite on April 30, 2003.

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Metadata

  • Data Date:

    April 30, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    April 30, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration