Fire and Ice: Northwest Canada

Fire and Ice: Northwest Canada
  • Credit:

    Provided by the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE

This SeaWiFS image shows fires burning along the Mackenzie River in Canada's Northwest Territories. The discolored areas upwind of the smoke seem like they might be caused by the fires. In the Beaufort Sea, one can see suspended sediments, phytoplankton blooms, and sea ice.

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  • Data Date:

    August 10, 1999
  • Visualization Date:

    August 10, 1999
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration