GFMC: Forest Fires in Canada

Forest Fires in Canada

15 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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Left: Heat signatures (red) and smoke (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. The green and blue dots visible in this image are due to satellite interference
 (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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