Streamers of Dust off Namibia • Earth.com

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

Streamers of dust were hanging in the air over the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Namibia on June 24, 2003. This image was captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite.

The high-resolution image provided above is 500 meters per pixel. The MODIS Rapid Response System provides this image at MODIS’ maximum spatial resolution of 250 meters.

Credit: Image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA GSFC

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