Fires and smoke around Lake Baikal, Russia

Fires and smoke around Lake Baikal, Russia
  • Credit:

    Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Thick smoke spreads southeastward from fires burning on either side of Lake Baikal (center) in southern Russia. Active fire detections have been marked with red dots in this Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from the Aqua satellite on July 6, 2003.

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Metadata

  • Data Date:

    July 6, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    July 7, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration