Fires in eastern Russia

Fires in eastern Russia
  • Credit:

    Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

frozen Lake Baikal in south-central Russia, numerous fires (red dots) were detected by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite on March 22, 2003. As snow retreats, farmers begin preparing land for spring planting.

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  • Data Date:

    March 22, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    March 25, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
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