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GOES-East - Sector view: Upper Mississippi Valley - Tropospheric Dust Content

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Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 23 May 2022 - 0931 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 23 May 2022 - 0931 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 23 May 2022 - 0936 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 23 May 2022 - 0936 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 23 May 2022 - 0941 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 23 May 2022 - 0941 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 23 May 2022 - 0946 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 23 May 2022 - 0946 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 23 May 2022 - 0951 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 23 May 2022 - 0951 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 23 May 2022 - 0956 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 23 May 2022 - 0956 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 23 May 2022 - 1001 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 23 May 2022 - 1001 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 23 May 2022 - 1006 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 23 May 2022 - 1006 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 23 May 2022 - 1011 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 23 May 2022 - 1011 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 23 May 2022 - 1016 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 23 May 2022 - 1016 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 23 May 2022 - 1026 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 23 May 2022 - 1026 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 23 May 2022 - 1036 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 23 May 2022 - 1036 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)