Fires in Central America

Fires in Central America

16 April 2004

The following MODIS scenes show fires burning in Central America on 15 April 2004. All images are from Aqua Satellite.


Guatemala/Belize/El Salvador



Costa Rica


(Image courtesy MODIS, prepared by the
Mesoamerican Monitoring and Visualization System (SIAM)

Fires burning in the whole centralamerican region on 15 April are seen below, the image was taken at 18:50 hrs UTC from Aqua Satellite.

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

Heat signatures (red) are visible from fires burning in Mexico on 13 April 2004 in this Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) false-color image from the Terra satellite, processed by NOAA using NASA data.

(Source: Operational Significant Event Imagery (OSEI)

For additional information on the Region see Country Archive for:

Central America and Mexico



South America


As well as the Regional Mesoamerica Wildland Fire Network

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