Fires in Venezuela

Fires in Venezuela
  • Credit:

    Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Biomass burning in Columbia (left) and Venezuela (right) appears to be intensifying as of March 22, 2003. This image from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite shows hundreds of fires marked in red, and thick smoke hanging over the southern part of the image.

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  • Data Date:

    March 22, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    March 24, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
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