Fires and smoke in Siberia

Fires and smoke in Siberia
  • Credit:

    Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

In the forests and tundra of eastern Russia, fires have been burning off and on for weeks. This smoky image of the region was captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite on August 15, 2003, and shows active fires marked with red dots.

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  • Data Date:

    August 15, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    August 15, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
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