GFMC: Forest Fires in Central America,  1 June  2001

Forest Fires in CentralAmerica: Colombia and Venezuela

1 June  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, 30 May 2001.
Heat signatures (red) and smoke (light blue haze) are visible from fires burning in Colombia and Venezuela.
(Source: NESDIS/OSEI)

For background information: Fire Activity in the Guyana Shield, the Orinoco and Amazon Basins During March 1998 (IFFN No. 19 – October 1998)


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