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A Decline in Asian Dust

Changing winds and more vegetation are probably contributing to the trend.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using VIIRS data from NASA EOSDIS/LANCE and GIBS/Worldview and the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership, and data courtesy of Hongbin, Y., et al. (2020). Story by Adam Voiland.

Published January 17, 2020
Data acquired March 22, 2019

Sources:
Aqua > MODIS
Suomi NPP > VIIRS