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GOES-East - Sector view: South America - Northern - Tropospheric Dust Content

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Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 01 Oct 2022 - 1920 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 01 Oct 2022 - 1920 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 01 Oct 2022 - 1930 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 01 Oct 2022 - 1930 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 01 Oct 2022 - 1940 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 01 Oct 2022 - 1940 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 01 Oct 2022 - 1950 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 01 Oct 2022 - 1950 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 01 Oct 2022 - 2000 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 01 Oct 2022 - 2000 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 01 Oct 2022 - 2010 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 01 Oct 2022 - 2010 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 01 Oct 2022 - 2020 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 01 Oct 2022 - 2020 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 01 Oct 2022 - 2040 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 01 Oct 2022 - 2040 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 01 Oct 2022 - 2050 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 01 Oct 2022 - 2050 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 01 Oct 2022 - 2100 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 01 Oct 2022 - 2100 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 01 Oct 2022 - 2110 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 01 Oct 2022 - 2110 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 01 Oct 2022 - 2120 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 01 Oct 2022 - 2120 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)