Fires and Smoke in Northern China

Fires and Smoke in Northern China
  • Credit:

    Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Agricultural fires are burning in Northern China (south) and southern Russia (north) on March 28, 2003. The fires were detected by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite and are marked in red. Some of the fires are associated with dark brown burn scars.

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  • Data Date:

    March 28, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    March 28, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration