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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 - 27 Oct 2021 - 0421 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0421 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0426 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0426 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0431 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0431 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0436 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0436 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0441 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0441 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0446 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0446 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0451 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0451 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0456 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0456 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0501 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0501 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0506 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0506 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0511 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0511 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0516 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0516 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0521 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0521 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0526 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0526 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0531 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0531 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0536 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0536 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0541 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0541 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0546 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0546 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0551 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0551 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0556 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0556 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0600 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0600 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0615 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0615 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0630 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0630 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0645 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 27 Oct 2021 - 0645 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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