Fires and Smoke in Eastern Asia

Fires and Smoke in Eastern Asia
  • Credit:

    Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Scores of fires were smoking across southern Russia (top) on April 30, 2003. A few other fires were detected in northern China as well (below). This image was acquired by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite.

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  • Data Date:

    April 30, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    April 30, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration