NOAA GOES Image Viewer website
30 Jun 2022 - 19:55 EDT
30 Jun 2022 - 23:55 UTC

GOES-East CONUS - Tropospheric Dust Content

1 hour loop - 12 images - 5 minute update

To enlarge, pause animation & click the image. Hover over popups to zoom. Use slider to navigate.

  

  

  
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 2251 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 2251 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 2256 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 2256 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 2301 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 2301 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 2306 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 2306 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 2311 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 2311 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 2316 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 2316 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 2321 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 2321 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 2326 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 2326 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 2331 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 2331 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 2336 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 2336 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 2341 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 2341 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 2346 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 30 Jun 2022 - 2346 UTC
 

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)