Fires in Mato Grosso, Brazil

Fires in Mato Grosso, Brazil
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

In the Mato Grosso region of Brazil, numerous smoky fires were burning on June 18, 2003, and have been marked with red dots in this Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from the Terra satellite. Light-green areas of deforestation mix with the deep green of forests.

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  • Data Date:

    June 18, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    June 19, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration