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

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Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 20 May 2022 - 2150 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 20 May 2022 - 2150 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 20 May 2022 - 2200 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 20 May 2022 - 2200 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 20 May 2022 - 2210 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 20 May 2022 - 2210 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 20 May 2022 - 2220 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 20 May 2022 - 2220 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 20 May 2022 - 2230 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 20 May 2022 - 2230 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 20 May 2022 - 2240 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 20 May 2022 - 2240 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 20 May 2022 - 2250 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 20 May 2022 - 2250 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 20 May 2022 - 2300 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 20 May 2022 - 2300 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 20 May 2022 - 2310 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 20 May 2022 - 2310 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 20 May 2022 - 2320 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 20 May 2022 - 2320 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 20 May 2022 - 2330 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 20 May 2022 - 2330 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 20 May 2022 - 2340 UTC
Tropospheric Dust Content - RGB for identifying tropospheric dust - 20 May 2022 - 2340 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)