Saharan dust off Libya and Tunisia

Saharan dust off Libya and Tunisia
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

A large plume of Saharan Desert dust (tan pixels) was blowing northward off the coast of Libya and spreading over much of the Mediterranean Sea on October 3, 2003. This true-color image was acquired by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA's Aqua satellite.

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  • Data Date:

    October 3, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    October 3, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS

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