Mato Grosso State, Brazil

Mato Grosso State, Brazil
  • Credit:

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

Near the Brazil/Bolivia border, MODIS detected several fires burning in the Mato Grasso area. The fires are shown as red dots superimposed on a MODIS surface reflectance product. Note the heavy deforestation also evident as light green patches amid the darker green of the rainforest.

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  • Data Date:

    May 20, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    May 20, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
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