Fires in the Pampas andSouthern Argentina This true-color image from the ModerateResolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) show fires (red dots) inArgentina on 18 January 2003. Across the Pampas, which is a large,relatively flat grassland (image right), a few small fires were detected, whileto the south, larger fires were burning and producing grayish smoke plumes. Insouthern Argentina, the rainy season comes in the winter (Northern Hemispheresummer), and fire season continues from late spring into early summer (NorthernHemisphere fall and winter).
Source: NASA/ EO
Heat signatures (red), burn scars(charcoal), and smoke (light blue haze) are visible from fires burning acrossthe Pampas, a vast grass-covered plain in Argentinia, in this ModerateResolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from 18 January 2003, captured by the Terra satellite.