GFMC: Bush and Forest Fires in India

Fires in New Guinea

29 October 2003

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Fires in the southern part of theisland of New Guinea and the north of Australia can be seen in this ModerateResolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image captured by the Aqua satellite on October 29, 2003.
The high-resolution image provided above is 250 meters per pixel.

NASA – earthobservatory:

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Fires continued to burn across the southern part of the islandof New Guinea on October 27, 2003. The ModerateResolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite captured this image of dozens of active fires burning across BothIrian Jaya (left) and Papua New Guinea (right); fires have been marked with reddots.

The high-resolution image provided above is 500 meters perpixel. The MODIS Rapid Response System provides this image at MODIS’ maximumspatial resolution of 250meters.

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