Dust Cloud over Sea of Japan

Dust Cloud over Sea of Japan
  • Credit:

    Image courtesy the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE

Large plumes of dust continued to blow from East Asia across the Sea of Japan and out toward the open Pacific Ocean on April 14, 2002. This true-color scene was acquired by the Sea-viewing Wide Field-of-view Sensor (SeaWiFS).

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  • Data Date:

    April 14, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    April 22, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS


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