Fires and smoke in Manitoba, Canada

Fires and smoke in Manitoba, Canada
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Large fires were burning across Manitoba southwest of Hudson Bay on September 9, 2003. Smoke from these fires and others farther west hangs over the northeast part of the image. Active fire detections are marked with red in this true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image taken by the Aqua satellite on September 9, 2003. Many of the fires show dark brown burn scars.

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  • Data Date:

    September 9, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    September 10, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration