Rocky Mountain Fires

Rocky Mountain Fires

This view of the fires in the western United States, collected on June 10, 2002, by the Sea-Viewing Wide Field of View Sensor (SeaWiFS) shows several of the larger smoke plumes as well as a band of smoke over Nebraska and the Dakotas that appears to be getting pulled into a low pressure system centered over northern Montana.

Images & Animations


File Dimensions

  • 540x446
  • JPEG
  • 2660x2700
  • JPEG 6 MB


  • Data Date:

    June 10, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    June 14, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS


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