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Haze Over Eastern China

Haze Over Eastern China

The air over the eastern China cleared somewhat on February 25, 2004, as the haze and pollution (gray pixels) moved eastward over the East China Sea and toward the open Pacific Ocean. There also continues to be a large amount of sediment (light brown) washing into the Yellow Sea and the East China Sea.

The high-resolution image provided above is 500 meters per pixel. The MODIS Rapid Response System provides this image at additional resolutions.

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