Fires in Northern Australia

Fires in Northern Australia
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Bushfires burn in Australia´s Northern Territory in this Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image captured by the Aqua satellite on July 26, 2003. Much of the region is characterized by tropical savannas: eucalypt forests growing over a floor of grasses. In this image, active fire detections are marked with a red square.

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  • Data Date:

    July 26, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    July 26, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS


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