Fires in Costa Rica

Fires in Central America

4 April 2007

These images from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra and Aqua satellites show fire activities on 1 and 2 April 2007, in Central America.

In Costa Rica, three fires have been burning since end of March in theNational Park Guanacaste, which is located in the pacific north of the country.About 2.000 ha of forest have been consumed by the fires so far.

In Panama fires nearby the Volcan Barú, which is located in the west next tothe boarder to Costa Rica, have been reported at the end of March.

TERRA, 2 April 2007
Fires in Costa Rica

AQUA, 1 April 2007
Fires in Panama

The large image provided above has a spatial resolution (level of detail) of250 meters per pixel.

(source: MODIS)

Thecurrent situation in Costa Rica is covered by a number of detailed reports (seeGFMC Media web page):

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