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17 Oct 2021 - 21:49 EDT
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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 - 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
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0010 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0010 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0020 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0020 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0030 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0030 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0040 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0040 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0050 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0050 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0100 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0100 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0110 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0110 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0120 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0120 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0130 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0130 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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