Earth  ID: 2660

Santa Ana winds on January 6, 2003

On January 6, 2003, Santa Ana winds blew dust from interior deserts and other dry areas out over California and the Pacific Ocean.

Visualization Credits

Lori Perkins (NASA/GSFC): Lead Animator
Claire Parkinson (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Jeff Schmaltz (NASA/GSFC): Writer
Please give credit for this item to:
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio Jeff Schmaltz (NASA/GSFC),MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (

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Data Used:
Aqua/MODIS 2003/01/06

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