• Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Airplane tracks crisscross the skies over the Bay of Biscay and the Atlantic Ocean (left) in this true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image of France (right), Spain (bottom), England (top) on September 29, 2002. At lower right is the Golfe de Lion. A few fires have been detected by MODIS and are marked with red dots.

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  • Data Date:

    September 29, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    October 21, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration