Fires in Indochina

Fires in Indochina
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Fires in Southeast Asia are becoming more widespread. This true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from the Aqua satellite on January 17, 2003, shows fires marked in red. Cambodia is in the image center, Thailand is at left, while Vietnam is at right. The Mekong Rivers cuts down through Cambodia in a brown line.

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  • Data Date:

    January 17, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    January 17, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration