GFMC: Forest Fires in Central America,  21 May 2001

Forest Fires in CentralAmerica: Mexico / Honduras and Nicaragua

21 May  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, 17 May 2001.
Heat signatures (red) and smoke (light blue haze) are visible from fires burning in Mexico.
(Source: NESDIS/OSEI)

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NESDIS/OSEI NOAA-14 POES AVHRR satellite image, 16 May 2001.
Heat signatures (red) and smoke (light blue haze) are visible from fires burning in Honduras and Nicaragua.
(Source: NESDIS/OSEI)

For more information on  fires in Nicaragua : see IFFN reports on Nicaragua
For more information on forest and other wildland fires in México : see IFFN reports on Mexico.


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