Asian Dust in the Spring of 2006

Kagoshima Univ. - Northeast Normal Univ. - Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology Collaboration

A. Album of Changchun Sky

Feb. 27- Mar. 16 , Mar. 17-31 , Apr. 1-16 , Apr. 17-30

May 1-16 , May 17-31


Casio QV-R4 with 1-hour interval, in 640*480, with fine mode mostly,
File name c06mdd_hh : c06=Changchun 2006, m=month, dd= date, and hh= hour in CST.
Recorded at Northeast Normal Univ., and edited at Kagoshima Univ.


B. Album of Sky in Ulaanbaatar

March 10-18, 19-27 , April 25-30, May 1-8

May 9-16, 17-24 , May 25-31, June, 1-4

Captured video records at 9, 12 and 15 every day. Video camera Sony DCR TR900 was set at the 4th flour of Institute of Meteorology & Hydrology in UB.
File name u06=Ulaanbaatar 2006, m=month, dd= date, and hh= hour in MST


C. Sky in Kagoshima

Three hours interval by digital camera Ricoh Caplio G4 wide for March 12- May 15

Visible and near-infrared views towards NE, E ans S from Kagoshima by digital camera Sony DSC-V3

Album : March-April , May-July


D. Satellite images of Asian dust in April 2006:
(1) 5-9 , (2) 17-20


Asian Dust in the Spring of 2005
Asian Dust in Western Japan on 7 Nov. 2005


Asian dust top page, including ground observation & NOAA-AVI images in 2003-2004
Recent reports on Asian dust in 2003-2004

Correspondence is welcome to
e-mail : K.Kinoshita, Kagoshima Univ.