Fires and smoke in Southeast Australia

Fires and smoke in Southeast Australia
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Smoke billows out over the Pacific Ocean from raging bushfires in southeast Australia. This image of the fires (red dots) was captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite on January 21, 2003, around 3:00 p.m. local time.

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  • Data Date:

    January 21, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    January 21, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
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