Satellite images of the western United States showed widespread fire activity across numerous states in July 2007. In Oregon, fires had forced evacuations and closed public forests and parks, while threatening severalcommunities.
16 July 2007
The largest blaze, the Egley Complex, is located at the bottom center of this image from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASAs Terra satellite on 16 July 2007. A second large fire, the Monument Complex, is visible to thenorth.
The high-resolution image provided above has a spatial resolution of 250 meters perpixel.
The Egley Complex Fire in Oregon topped 100,000 acres over the weekend of14 July 2007. According to the morning report from the National Interagency Fire Center on16 July, the blaze was estimated to be 101,000 acres and 45 percent contained.
15 July 2007
This image from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASAs Aqua satellite shows the fire on Sunday, 15 July. Places where the sensor detected actively burning fire are outlined in red. Thick smoke blows to thenortheast. Bright white clouds stretch across the scene in the same direction.
The large image provided above has a spatial resolution (level of detail) of250 meters per pixel.
The GOES-11 satellite image shows wildfires burnning in the Ochoco National Forest in Oregonproducing very dense smoke. Wildfires in northern California are producing very dense plumesof smoke moving north into Oregon.