Carbon Monoxide/Fires Over Africa

Carbon Monoxide/Fires Over Africa
  • Credit:

    Scientific Visualization Studio, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center,

This image shows high values (reds and yellows) of carbon monoxide over the African Sahel, measured by MOPITT. This is associated with widespread biomass burning that typically occurs in this region during February and March.

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  • Data Date:

    April 18, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    April 18, 2000
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MOPITT
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration