GFMC: Forest Fires in Canada

Forest Fires in Canada

05 July 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):

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NESDIS/OSEI NOAA-14 POES AVHRR LAC satellite images,
Heat signatures (red) and smoke (light blue haze) are visible from fires burning in Saskatchewan, Canada. 
 (Source: OSEI/NOAA)

CSA RADARSAT-1 Disaster Watch Report

The requests in this report were acquired within the past 24 hours.
The following requests were acquired under the MCS Disaster Watch: None
The following requests were acquired by other Order Desks: 

Alberta, Forest Fires, Canada (1 image(s):
* 04 Jul 2002 13:45:41 UTC; F1; cycle 101 orbit 59.34357 duration 0.00267; RT:In – GSS)

The following are acquired Emergency or Urgent Requests: None
Note that the 24 hour period ends at 19:00 UTC of the current day.

CSA RADARSAT-1 Disaster Watch
C/o: Satellite Operations
Canadian Space Agency

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

Canada: Forest Fire Monitoring and Early Warning


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