Smoke and pollution in Eastern China

Smoke and pollution in Eastern China
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Smoke from several fires (red dots) and air pollution blankets eastern China in this true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from October 2, 2002. Bo-Hai Bay is at upper right, and two large Chinese rivers are visible: the Yellow River (north of center) and the Yangtze River (south of center).

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  • Data Date:

    October 2, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    October 27, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
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