GFMC: Fires in Argentina; 20 July 2000

Fires in Argentina

20 July 2000

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, 18 July 2000
Heat signatures (red) and smoke plumes (light blue) are visible from
numerous fires burning in northern Argentina (north of Cordoba and Lake Mar Chiquita).

The fire signatures diplayed by today’s OSEI image represents land-use fires and wildfires in the region.

Please also visit the GFMC archive where remotely sensed fire imageries can be found under Brazil and Neighbouring Countries, and Argentina.

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