• Credit:

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

China, North Korea, and South Korea are all visible in this MODIS true-color image acquired March 11, 2002. Four fires can be seen burning in North and South Korea, and the smoke plume from the northernmost fire is visible even in the 1 km resolution. Dust is in the air over the coasts of North Korea and China, and the waters all along the coast of North and South Korea are tinted with brown swirls of sediment.

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  • Data Date:

    March 11, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    March 31, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS


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