Asian Dust Reaches Alaska
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.
This image originally appeared on the Earth Observatory. Click here to view the full, original record.