Fires in Angola and Democratic Republic of the Congo

Fires in Angola and Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Credit:

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

This MODIS true-color image shows active fires as red dots superimposed on a surface reflectance image of the Angola and Congo regions of south central Africa. MODIS has thermal detector uniquely designed to detect fires as hot as 500K without saturating.

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  • Data Date:

    May 20, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    May 20, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
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