Dust Storm over the eastern Mediterranean Sea

Dust Storm over the eastern Mediterranean Sea
  • Credit:

    Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

A large plume of Saharan Desert dust (tan pixels) was blowing over Egypt and the Eastern Mediterranean on May 10, 2003. This true-color image was acquired by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), flying aboard NASA´s Aqua satellite.

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  • Data Date:

    May 10, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    May 12, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS

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