Fires in Eastern Australia

Fires in Eastern Australia
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

These true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) images from late fall 2002 and early winter 2003 show fires (red dots) burning throughout eastern Australia. The whole continent has endured an especially brutal fire season as a result of a record-breaking drought.

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  • Data Date:

    October 3, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    October 27, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
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