Image credit: Jeff Schmaltz MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA GSFC
Uploader comment: Satellite: Aqua
Date Acquired: 3/20/2012
On March 20, 2012, a giant dust plume stretched across the Arabian Sea, from the coast of Oman in the west to the coast of India in the east. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this true-color image the same day.