Fires in Venezuela, Guyana, and Brazil

Fires in Venezuela, Guyana, and Brazil
  • Credit:

    Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

This true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image shows a few scattered fires (red dots) in northern South America: Venezuela (left), Guyana (right) and Brazil (bottom center). This afternoon overpass shows more active fire detections that the morning overpass of the same day.

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  • Data Date:

    December 29, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    January 7, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
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