Dust Storm over the Mediterranean Sea
acquired April 13, 2002 download large image (74 KB, JPEG, 4600x6000)

Strong winds again blew dust from the Sahara Desert over the Mediterranean Sea and Into Southern Europe. These winds may also be responsible for the sediments, which appear bright blue, that swirl just off the coast of Italy (towards the top of the image).

Image courtesy Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC

Instrument(s): 
Terra - MODIS

Dust Storm over the Mediterranean Sea

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