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

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Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 26 Oct 2021 - 0211 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 26 Oct 2021 - 0211 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 26 Oct 2021 - 0216 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 26 Oct 2021 - 0216 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 26 Oct 2021 - 0221 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 26 Oct 2021 - 0221 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 26 Oct 2021 - 0226 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 26 Oct 2021 - 0226 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 26 Oct 2021 - 0231 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 26 Oct 2021 - 0231 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 26 Oct 2021 - 0236 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 26 Oct 2021 - 0236 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 26 Oct 2021 - 0241 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 26 Oct 2021 - 0241 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 26 Oct 2021 - 0246 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 26 Oct 2021 - 0246 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 26 Oct 2021 - 0251 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 26 Oct 2021 - 0251 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 26 Oct 2021 - 0256 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 26 Oct 2021 - 0256 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 26 Oct 2021 - 0301 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 26 Oct 2021 - 0301 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 26 Oct 2021 - 0306 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 26 Oct 2021 - 0306 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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