Fires in Mexico

Fires in Mexico
  • Credit:

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

In the Sierra Madre Mountains of western and southern Mexico, scores of wildfires have continued to burnover the last month. These images from the >aHREF="" target="outlink">ModerateResolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’sTerrasatellite were acquired on May 17 and May 22, 2002.

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  • Data Date:

    May 22, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    May 28, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration