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

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Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0656 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0656 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0701 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0701 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0706 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0706 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0711 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0711 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0716 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0716 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0721 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0721 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0726 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0726 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0731 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0731 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0736 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0736 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0741 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0741 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0746 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0746 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0751 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 16 Aug 2022 - 0751 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)