GFMC: Forest Fires in Canada

Forest Fires in Canada

12 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):

Satellite images of fires burning in Quebec, Canada, and smoke over the Atlantic ocean
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Left: Heat signatures (red) and smoke plumes (light blue haze) are visible from fires burning in Manitoba, Canada.
Center: Heat signatures (red) and smoke plumes (light blue haze) are visible from fires burning in Ontario, Canada.
Right: Heat signatures (red) and smoke plumes (light blue haze) are visible from fires burning in Saskatchewan, Canada.
 (Source: OSEI/NOAA)

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

Canada: Forest Fire Monitoring and Early Warning


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