GFMC: Bush and Forest Fires in Australia

Fires in Africa 

04 December 2002

Latest Satellite Image from Africa:

NumerousFires in Southeast Tanzania
Through a patchwork of clouds, the ModerateResolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite detected numerous fires (red dots) burning in Tanzania, Africa, onNovember 25, 2002. Fires appear to be most heavily concentrated on the MakondePlateau, north of the Tanzania-Mozambique border. At image right is the IndianOcean.

Source: NASA/ EO

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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