Forest Fires in Central America

Forest Fires in Central America

29 May 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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NESDIS/OSEI NOAA-14 POES AVHRR LAC satellite images,
Heat signatures (red) and smoke (light blue haze) are visible from fires burning in Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala.
(Source: OSEI/NOAA)

For further information on Fires in Central America: see contribution in International Forest Fire News (IFFN) : Mexico and Cuba.

The latest country report of Cuba has been published within the FAO Global Forest Fire Assessment 1990-2000 and is accessible at the FAO website at:

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