Earth  ID: 2136

The Middle East Dust Storm

Dust storms are an every day occurrance in Saudi Arabia. This storm is of an unusual size.

Visualization Credits

Stuart A. Snodgrass (GST): Lead Animator
Gene Feldman (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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Data Used:
SeaStar/SeaWiFS 1999/05/20
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This item is part of this series:
SeaWiFS Dust Storm

Goddard TV Tape:
G2001-038

Keywords:
DLESE >> Atmospheric science
SVS >> Dust
GCMD >> Location >> Saudi Arabia
NASA Science >> Earth

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 8.0.0.0.0