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Dust and Haze

Dust Storm in Southern Africa
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Dust Storm in Southern Africa

Fierce wind picked up and carried huge plumes of sand and dust westward toward the Atlantic Ocean.

Published Sep 25, 2019

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Smoke Blankets Borneo
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Smoke Blankets Borneo

Fires burning in peat deposits in Indonesia release gases and particles that have consequences for public health and the climate.

Published Sep 17, 2019

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Dust Storm in Hokkaido
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Dust Storm in Hokkaido

Plumes of dried soil streamed from a rural area in the northern part of the Japanese island.

Published May 21, 2019

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Dust Swirls over Asia
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Dust Swirls over Asia

In May 2019, dust from the Taklamakan and Gobi deserts swirled high into the atmosphere as a spring storm passed through China and Mongolia.

Published May 13, 2019

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Storm System Stirs Up Dust
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Storm System Stirs Up Dust

Powerful winds lofted massive amounts of dust over parts of Texas and New Mexico.

Published Apr 11, 2019

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