Wildfires in southwestern Alaska

Wildfires in southwestern Alaska

On June 16, 2013, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image of wildfires burning in a remote part of southwestern Alaska. Red outlines indicate hot spots where MODIS detected unusually warm surface temperatures associated with fire.

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  • Data Date:

    June 13, 2013
  • Visualization Date:

    June 18, 2013
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
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