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GOES-West - Sector view: Alaska - Tropospheric Dust Content

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Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 17 Oct 2021 - 2210 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 17 Oct 2021 - 2210 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 17 Oct 2021 - 2220 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 17 Oct 2021 - 2220 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 17 Oct 2021 - 2230 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 17 Oct 2021 - 2230 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 17 Oct 2021 - 2240 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 17 Oct 2021 - 2240 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 17 Oct 2021 - 2250 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 17 Oct 2021 - 2250 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 17 Oct 2021 - 2300 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 17 Oct 2021 - 2300 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 17 Oct 2021 - 2310 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 17 Oct 2021 - 2310 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 17 Oct 2021 - 2320 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 17 Oct 2021 - 2320 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 17 Oct 2021 - 2330 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 17 Oct 2021 - 2330 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 17 Oct 2021 - 2340 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 17 Oct 2021 - 2340 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 17 Oct 2021 - 2350 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 17 Oct 2021 - 2350 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0000 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0000 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)

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