GFMC: Fires in Argentina; 14 March 2001

Fires in Argentina and Paraguay

14 March  2001

Operational Significant Event Imagery (OSEI)
The following significant events were identified by Satellite Analysis Branch meteorologists and reviewed by the OSEI support team:

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NESDIS/OSEI NOAA-14 AVHRR HRPT satellite image, 12 March 2001.
Heat signatures (red) and smoke (light blue haze) are visible from fires burning in Argentina and Paraguay.

The Brazilian National Institute for Space Research (INPE) provides daily updated satellite imagery on fire events in Brazil and neighbouring countries. For the latest NOAA 12 satellite derived fire product see: Fires in Brazil and Neighbouring Countries.

For fire background information see: Pre-publication of the Argentina Country Report “Forest Fire Situation in Argentina” for the FAO Forest Resources Assessment 2000 (FRA 2000).
For further remotly sensed images see the GFMC archive: Brazil and Neighbouring Countries, and Argentina.

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