Fires in Northern and Central Australia

Fires in Northern and Central Australia
  • Credit:

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

Fires haven’t abated in northwest and central Australia. This true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer image was captured by the Aqua satellite on October 16, 2002. Active fires are indicated by red dots. Burn scars appear deep reddish brown.

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  • Data Date:

    October 16, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    October 18, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
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