Fires in Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras

Fires in Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Clouds and smoke mix in this MODIS true-color scene of Mexico (top), Guatemala (middle left), Beliz (middle right), El Salvador (lower left), and Honduras (lower right). Numerous fires are indicated with red dots. Phytoplankton are growing in the Gulf of Mexico along the Yucatan Peninsula, and can be seen as blue-green swirls.

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  • Data Date:

    May 17, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    May 17, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration