Fires Across Northern South America

Fires Across Northern South America

Widespread biomass burning in northern South America that began in late 2002 has continued into the new year. This true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from the Terra satellite on January 4, 2003, shows active fire detections (red dots) in Columbia (left) and Venezuela (right).

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  • Data Date:

    January 4, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    January 8, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration