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Saharan Dust off Libya and Tunisia
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Saharan Dust off Libya and Tunisia

March 29, 2013
A large plume of Saharan Desert dust (tan pixels) was blowing northward off the coast of Libya and spreading over much of the Mediterranean Sea on October 3, 2003. This true-color image was acquired by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA's Aqua satellite. Credit: Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC