Heat signatures (red), burn scars(charcoal), and smoke (light blue haze) are visible from fires burning inAustralia in this MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) image.
ModisLand Rapid Response System
These image were acquired by the Moderate-resolution
Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) sensor on 19 October 2002 (above) and 20October 2002 (below)
showing fires burning in Australia. Resolution of all images is 2km exceptleft image above.
For details see: http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/products_rr.html
and image search support at: https://gfmc.online/fireglobe/current/MODIS.htm
Firesobserved by BIRD (Bi-spectral Infrared Detection)
Fragment of a BIRD scene of fire fronts West of Sydney, NSW, depicted on20 October 2002.