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

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Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 0200 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 0200 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 0210 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 0210 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 0220 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 0220 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 0250 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 0250 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 0300 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 0300 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 0310 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 0310 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 0320 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 0320 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 0330 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 0330 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 0340 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 0340 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 0350 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 0350 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 0410 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 0410 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 0420 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 0420 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)