Fires in the Amur region, Eastern Russia

Fires in the Amur region, Eastern Russia
  • Credit:

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

Large fires (red dots) and burn scars are visible in this true-color MODIS image from May 16, 2002. The fires are burning in the Amur River region in eastern Russia--a highly agricultural region. These fires have likely been set to assist in cultivation of the land.

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  • Data Date:

    May 26, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    June 1, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
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