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GOES-West - Sector view: Pacific Southwest - Tropospheric Dust Content

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Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0041 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0041 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0046 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0046 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0051 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0051 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0056 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0056 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0101 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0101 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0106 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0106 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0111 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0111 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0116 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0116 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0121 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0121 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0126 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0126 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0131 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0131 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0136 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 18 Oct 2021 - 0136 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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