Fires in Southern United States

Fires in Southern United States
  • Credit:

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

Several fires were detected by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on May 14, 2002, in the south central United States. Fires appear to be concentrated in Louisiana (boot-shaped state). Right of center, the broad Mississippi River Alluvial Plain runs north-south. >

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  • Data Date:

    May 14, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    May 20, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS


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