Fires in Angola (lower left) and Republic Democratic of the Congo (upper right)

Fires in Angola (lower left) and Republic Democratic of the Congo (upper right)
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

This MODIS true-color image, acquired on June 5, 2001, shows active fires as red dots superimposed on a surface reflectance image of Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo in Africa. MODIS has thermal detector uniquely designed to detect fires as hot as 500K without saturating.

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  • Data Date:

    June 5, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    June 5, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
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