Saharan Dust Over the Mediterranean Sea •

Last update: August 24th, 2019 at 2:00 pm

This Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image of a dust storm over the Mediterranean Sea was captured on August 19, 2003, by the Aqua satellite. Active fire detections have been marked with red dots.

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

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