GFMC: Bush and Forest Fires in Australia

Fires in Western Africa 

29 November 2002

Latest Satellite Image from WesternAfrica:

Description: Over westernAfrica, the ModerateResolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aquasatellite captured this image of numerous fires (red dots) burning in Mali,Mauritania, Senegal, and Guinea. This image was acquired on November 2, 2002. Atthe top of the image are the southern reaches of the Sahara Desert.

For background information on theFire Situation in Africa see: 

RegionalWildland Fire Networks (AfriFireNet) and 
IFFN Country Reports
on various african countries. 

For background Information see also: Recent Media Highlights on Fire, Policies, and Politics


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