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GOES-18 - Sector view: Northern Pacific - Tropospheric Dust Content

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Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0420 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0420 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0430 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0430 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0440 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0440 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0450 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0450 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0500 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0500 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0510 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0510 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0520 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0520 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0530 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0530 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0540 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0540 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0550 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0550 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0600 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0600 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0610 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0610 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)