28 Sep '11, 3pm

Dust Storm in the Middle East [image] #NASA

Dust Storm in the Middle East [image] #NASA

In late September 2011, a dust storm extended from Saudi Arabia to Turkey, hovering over parts of Cyprus and the Mediterranean Sea. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this natural-color image on September 28, 2011. This image shows the southern end of the dust storm. Source points are not apparent, but the dust appears thickest over southern and central Jordan and northwestern Saudi Arabia. Sand seas spread over much of this region, interspersed with dry salt lakes. The fine sediments in these areas provide plentiful material for dust storms. High daytime temperatures destabilize the air near the ground and increase the likelihood that dust will be lofted into the air. References University Corporation for Atmospheric Research. (2003). Forecasting Dust Storms. (Registration required) Accessed September 28, 2011. NASA...

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Dust over the Eastern Mediterranean Sea [image] #NASA

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 30 Sep '11, 6pm

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Dust off Western Africa [image] #NASA

Dust off Western Africa [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 23 Sep '11, 5pm

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sg.news.yahoo.com 28 Sep '11, 12pm

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blog.limkitsiang.com 28 Sep '11, 1am

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Hurricane Ophelia [image] #NASA

Hurricane Ophelia [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 30 Sep '11, 1pm

Ophelia was strengthening into a hurricane when the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra ...

Hurricane Hilary [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 25 Sep '11, 6pm

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Mid-Latitude Cyclone over the United States [image] #NASA

Mid-Latitude Cyclone over the United States [im...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 27 Sep '11, 7pm

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Fires in Australia [image] #NASA

Fires in Australia [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 27 Sep '11, 10pm

Large fires are a regular feature in the savannah grasslands of Australia’s Northern Territory. This image, taken on Septe...