Fires in the Chita Region, Russia
Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC
The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) detected scores of fires (red dots) burning in the Chita region of Russia on April 25, 2002. At image left is still-frozen Lake Baikal. At bottom are Mongolia (left) and China (right).