About Dust Feature Summary

From Physics Research
About Dust
This satellite image shows a recent dust storm in China that was so large it spread out to neighboring countries. For more on this storm, see About Dust.

Also, for dust storms around the world, visit Earth Snapshot.

(This feature was updated on 8/31/2013.)
image credit: <a href=" http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/ " target="_blank"> MODIS Rapid Response Team</a>; <a href=" http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=43207 " target="_blank"> Image source </a>; <a href="http://www.physicstogo.org/images/features/china dust storm large.jpg" target="_blank"> Larger image</a>
image credit: MODIS Rapid Response Team; Image source ; Larger image
Image URL:
http://www.physicstogo.org/images/features/china dust storm large.jpg
July 1, 2010 - July 16, 2010