Fires in Myanmar

Fires in Myanmar
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

This image from March 9, 2003, shows widespread biomass burning (red dots) across Myanmar (center) and surrounding countries in Southeast Asia. Smoke is pooling between ridges and in low-lying areas. Countries shown are Bangladesh (left), India (top left), China (top right), and Thailand (bottom right). The large river running north-south through Myanmar is the Irrawaddy River.

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  • Data Date:

    March 9, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    March 9, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
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