Fires in Mongolia

Fires in Mongolia
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

This series of true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) images from September 2002 show the development of scores of fires in Mongolia (bottom) and Russia (top) over the month. The active fires are marked with red dots. At upper right is the southern portion of Lake Baikal.

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  • Data Date:

    September 11, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    October 6, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration