Fires in Southern Russia (Altay region)

Fires in Southern Russia (Altay region)
  • Credit:

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

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) detected several fires (red dots) burning in the Altay region of southern Russia, northwest of the mountains separating Russia from Mongolia to the south.

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  • Data Date:

    May 13, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    January 28, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS


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