Fires in northern Australia

Fires in northern Australia
  • Credit:

    Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Fires (red dots) were detected by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite all along the northwest Australia coastline on June 11, 2003. An especially smoky patch of fires is visible at the top right of the image, southwest of Melville Island.

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  • Data Date:

    June 11, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    June 12, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
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