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GOES-East - Sector view: Northeast - Tropospheric Dust Content

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Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 03 Dec 2022 - 0231 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 03 Dec 2022 - 0231 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 03 Dec 2022 - 0236 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 03 Dec 2022 - 0236 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 03 Dec 2022 - 0241 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 03 Dec 2022 - 0241 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 03 Dec 2022 - 0246 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 03 Dec 2022 - 0246 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 03 Dec 2022 - 0251 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 03 Dec 2022 - 0251 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 03 Dec 2022 - 0256 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 03 Dec 2022 - 0256 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 03 Dec 2022 - 0301 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 03 Dec 2022 - 0301 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 03 Dec 2022 - 0306 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 03 Dec 2022 - 0306 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 03 Dec 2022 - 0311 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 03 Dec 2022 - 0311 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 03 Dec 2022 - 0316 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 03 Dec 2022 - 0316 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 03 Dec 2022 - 0321 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 03 Dec 2022 - 0321 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 03 Dec 2022 - 0326 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 03 Dec 2022 - 0326 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
 

About Tropospheric Dust Content

Dust RGB Dust can be hard to see in visible and infrared imagery because it is optically thin, or because it appears similar to other cloud types such as cirrus. The RGB product is able to contrast airborne dust from clouds using band differencing and the IR thermal channel. The IR band differencing allows dust storms to be observed during both daytime and at night.

• For more details, see the Dust RGB Quick Guide, (PDF, 978 KB)