Fires and smoke in Eastern China
Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC
Smoke wafting southward from forest fires in southern Russia is combining with smoke from fires in China to create a blanket of haze across eastern China on June 17, 2003. Active fire detections have been marked with red dots. This image is from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Terra satellite.