This chart shows weather stations in Asia at which Aeolian dust and/or local sand/dust haze are observed during the day. The regions of Japan (20-50° N, 110-150° E) and Asia (20-50° N, 80-150° E) can be displayed. The figure is updated at 10 and 40 minutes after the hour.
Topographic expression is based on ETOPO1 (elevation and depth data for 1-minute latitude and longitude grids) created by the National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, and the U.S. Department of Commerce.
The figures on this page were created using Generic Mapping Tools open-source software (GMT; Wessel et al., Generic Mapping Tools: Improved Version Released, EOS Trans. AGU, 94(45), 409-410, 2013. doi:10.1002/2013EO450001)