Wildfires and Dust Storm in Argentina
September 18, 2013 | NASA Earth Observatory
NASA Earth Observatory has satellite images of forest fire smoke and dust from a dry saline lake bed being carried by the wind.
Namibian Dust Over the Atlantic
May 15, 2013 | NASA Earth Observatory
Strong winds carry plumes of dust from parts of Namibia where dry soil and a lack of vegetation allow the wind to pick up dust from the gravel-covered plains.
Cold Front Pushing a Dust Storm
January 18, 2013 | NASA's Earth Observatory
NASA's Earth Observatory has an interesting satellite image of a cold front pushing a dust storm across the border between Colorado and Kansas in early January 2013. Drought in these areas is contributing to recurrent dust storms.