Vegetation Fires in Colombia and Venezuela (8 March 2001)

Vegetation Fires in Colombiaand Venezuela

8 March 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, 6 March   2001.
Heat signatures (red) and smoke (light blue haze) are visible from fires burning in Colombia and Venezuela.

The Brazilian National Institute for Space Research (INPE) provides daily updated satellite imagery on fire events in Brazil and neighbouring countries. For the latest NOAA 12 satellite derived fire product see: Fires in Brazil and neighbouring countries.

For background information see: Some Details on Venezuelan Fires

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