Fires in Australia

Fires in Australia

2 April 2008

On 1 April 2008, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite detected a handful of smoky fires in Victoria, Australia, near the border with New South Wales.

1 April 2008

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(source: earth observatory)

Locations of fires are outlined in red. Most of the fires were not detected by Terra MODIS, when it passed over the area a few hours before.

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