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Dust over the Gulf of Alaska

Dust Coats Copper River Valley
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Dust Coats Copper River Valley

Dust storms in southern Alaska generally occur in late fall.

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Water Dust and Haze

Connecting the Dots Between Dust, Phytoplankton, and Ice Cores
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Connecting the Dots Between Dust, Phytoplankton, and Ice Cores

Researchers keep a close watch on dust storms around the Gulf of Alaska because the nutrients in that dust may affect marine ecosystems.

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Water Dust and Haze