Dust in the Wind

  • Released Monday, August 27, 2018
  • ID: 12983

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Dust, salt and smoke swirling in the air tell a story of summer 2017.

Watch three major aerosols swirl through atmospheric currents in this simulation of July 31 through Nov. 1, 2017.

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Smoke from fires in the Pacific Northwest and Canada curls westward over Alaska and sweeps east toward Europe.

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Saharan dust is swept into the outer cyclonic winds of tropical storm Irma. Rain at the center of the storm washes it out of the air.

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Sea salt picked up from the ocean twists into tropical cyclones in the Pacific and Atlantic, including Hurricanes Jose and Maria.

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Over the North Atlantic (center), air carrying smoke (white) blows a spiral of sea salt out of shape toward Europe.


Please give credit for this item to:
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

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