Fires in Montana and Alberta

Fires in Montana and Alberta
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

On July 29, 2003, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite captured this image of ongoing wildfires in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta, Canada (top) and northwestern Montana (below). Active fire detections by MODIS have been marked with red outlines.

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  • Data Date:

    July 29, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    July 29, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
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