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Where on Earth: Dust and Phytoplankton in Alaska

What body of water is the dust moving over?


Produced by the Space Telescope Science Institute’s Office of Public Outreach in collaboration with the NASA Earth Observatory (

  • Image of Dust Plume in Gulf of Alaska coming from the Copper River valley taken by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer, Aqua satellite in November 2017

  • Written by Katherine Porter

  • Designed by Dani Player

  • Music from Yesh Music (ASCAP)


All narration is presented in text form within the video. In addition, a full transcript will be available in the Library in the near future. Check back soon!