Fires in Northern Brazil

Fires in Northern Brazil
  • Credit:

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

The Moderate resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Terra satellite detected numerous fires (red dots) burning in northeastern Brazil on June 7, 2002. At upper left, pale rectangles show where development has altered the natural landscape.

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  • Data Date:

    June 7, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    June 15, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS


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