Wildfires and smoke in Saskatchewan, Canada

Wildfires and smoke in Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Credit:

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

Dozens of large fires (red dots) were burning in Saskatchewan, Canada, on June 26, 2002. These true and false color images of the smoky scene were captured by the Moderate resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer.In the false-color image, vegetation is green, burned areas are reddish brown, and clouds and smoke are light blue.

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  • Data Date:

    June 26, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    July 6, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration