Fires in northern China

Fires in northern China
  • Credit:

    Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

With Siberia still covered in snow (top), parts of northern China (left) and Russia (right) are thawing. Fires (red dots) indicate agricultural activity is underway, as farmers and ranchers prepare land for planting and pasture. This image was acquired on March 22, 2003.

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  • Data Date:

    March 22, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    March 25, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
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