GFMC: Forest Fires in Canada

Forest Fires in Canada

29 May 2002

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

click to enlarge (335 KB) click to enlarge (335 KB)

NESDIS/OSEI NOAA-14 POES AVHRR LAC satellite images,
Left: Heat signatures (red) and smoke (light blue haze) are visible from fires burning in Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
Right: This GOES-10 image shows smoke (indicated by the yellow arrows) over central Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba.
 (Source: OSEI/NOAA)

Canada Center for Remote Sensing

Satellite image showing fire hotspots (orange points) identified in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba at 1:30 AM on May 28 using the NOAA-16/AVHRR sensor.  The background image was acquired during the afternoon of May 27, in which detected smoke plumes appear yellow.
(Source: CCRS)

For further Information on Wildfires in Canada please visit our new site:

Canada: Forest Fire Monitoring and Early Warning


Print Friendly, PDF & Email
WP-Backgrounds Lite by InoPlugs Web Design and Juwelier Schönmann 1010 Wien