Fires and smoke across Siberia

Fires and smoke across Siberia
  • Credit:

    Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

The Siberian landscape is obscured by a veil of smoke from scores of fires burning across the region on August 4, 2003. This image of the fires (marked in red) was captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite.

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  • Data Date:

    August 4, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    August 4, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
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