1. Dust Storm off southern Alaska

Dust Storm off southern Alaska

Image captured on 18 November 2017, by the MODIS instrument, on board the Aqua satellite.

Dust Storm off Southern Alaska on 18 November 2017 (MODIS/Aqua)

Image of a dust storm off southern Alaska, acquired on 18 November 2017. The photo-like, true color corrected reflectance image was captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument, on board the Aqua satellite. Find out more about high latitude dust storms and how they might affect phytoplankton in the ocean.

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Last Updated: Nov 27, 2017 at 9:46 AM EST