GFMC: Forest Fires in Central America,  15 February 2001

Forest Fires in Central America

15 February 2001


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 POES AVHRR satellite image, 13 February 2001.
Heat signatures (red) and smoke (light blue) are visible from fires burning in
El Salvador, Guatemala; Honduras and Nicaragua
(Source: NESDIS/OSEI)

For additional background information on fires in Nicaragua, please see the respective article in International Forest Fire News (IFFN).


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