Widespread Burning in Africa

15 June 2005

The following scenes and informations are showing wide spread burning activities in different regions of the African continent on 14 June 2005.

14 June 2005

click on the scene for a 500m resolution

These MODIS scenes again show the daily fire cycle in Africa. The left scene is early in the morning, the scene on the right was captured around 1400 hrs local time, showing increased burning activities..
Lake Malawi can be seen on the right, Lake Kariba and Cabora Bassa dam at the bottom of both scenes.

The links provide a 500m resolution of both scenes.

    Source: MODIS, all scenes 14 June 2005

See also Earth Observatory: Fires in Central Africa.

For background information on theFire Situation in Africa see:

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