Asian Dust Reaches Alaska

Asian Dust Reaches Alaska
  • Credit:

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

This SeaWiFS view of Alaska and the Bering Sea, collected on March 28, 2002, shows snow and ice cover on the surface (where cloud cover allows). Also visible are brownish patches near the center left and lower right of this scene that appears to be dust from Asia.

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  • Data Date:

    March 28, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    March 29, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS


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