Fires in West Africa

Fires in West Africa
  • Credit:

    Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

The burning season in West Africa is still underway in March 2003. This true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from the Aqua satellite shows widespread fires (red dots) burning in (top) Guinea, (left) Sierra Leone, and (right) Liberia.

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  • Data Date:

    April 9, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    April 9, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration