Fires and smoke in Yucatan Peninsula

Fires and smoke in Yucatan Peninsula
  • Credit:

    Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

On March 19, 2003, fire in southern Mexico and Central America billowed a cloud of smoke out over the Gulf of Mexico. In this true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image, fires have been marked in red, with the highest density occurring in northern Guatemala.

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  • Data Date:

    March 19, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    March 21, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
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