Atmospheric Dust

Atmospheric Dust
  • Describe the physical processes involved in the life cycle of dust storms
  • Identify the characteristics of dust-prone areas
  • Identify the main types of satellite-based products used for dust detection and monitoring
  • Discuss the benefits and limitations of using single channel and RGB products for dust detection and monitoring
  • Identify various types of dust storms in single channel imagery and RGB products
  • Describe a process for forecasting dust storms that includes satellite products and model data
  • Describe the major types of synoptically-forced dust storms and those caused by mesoscale systems