Fires in northern South America

Fires in northern South America 

11 February 2004

The following MODIS scenes show fires burning in northern South America on 10 February 2004. Red dots probably indicate land use fires, and a marked difference can be observed between the Llanos, where fire intensity is high, and the mountain regions of Guayana, where fires are clearly less.

15:10 UTC (Terra Satellite)

18:05 UTC (Aqua Satellite)

These images were captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS).

(Image courtesy of MODIS Rapid Response Project at NASA/GSFC).

For additional informatinon on this region see: Country Archive for South America

As well as the Regional South America Wildland Fire Network

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