Saharan Dust over the Mediterranean Sea

Saharan Dust over the Mediterranean Sea
  • Credit:

    Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

This Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image of a dust storm over the Mediterranean Sea was captured on August 19, 2003, by the Aqua satellite. Active fire detections have been marked with red dots.

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  • Data Date:

    August 19, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    August 19, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS


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