Saharan Dust Over the Medeterranean Sea • Earth.com

Last update: August 22nd, 2019 at 2:00 am

Plumes of Saharan Desert dust (tan pixels) were blowing off the coast of Libya northward over the Mediterranean Sea on Sept. 10, 2003. This true-color image was acquired by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA´s Aqua satellite.

Credit: Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

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