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Reflecting on a Tumultuous Amazon Fire Season

The reality of science, statistics, and satellites is that a deep understanding of the causes, effects, and severity of a fire season takes time.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Lauren Dauphin, using MODIS data from NASA EOSDIS/LANCE and GIBS/Worldview, Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS) data from NASA EOSDIS, and Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Burned area anomalies data are courtesy of Louis Giglio. Story by Adam Voiland.

Published March 3, 2020

Sources:
Aqua > MODIS
Landsat 8 > OLI
Terra > MODIS
Collection:
Applied Sciences