News tagged with fire management

NASA image: Washington wildfire in California

NASA's Aqua satellite recently spotted smoke from the Washington Fire south of Carson City, Nevada. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument that flies aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured an ...

dateJun 22, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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NASA image: Fires in Southeastern Australia

The fires superimposed on the satellite image of southeastern Australia designated by red spots may be indicative of "planned burns" by the Victoria region. This map: ...

dateMar 31, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Landsat revisits old flames in fire trends

( —The Wallow Fire burned over 500,000 acres, making it the largest fire in Arizona history, to date. It is one of many large fires that fire managers and researchers have seen scorch forests nationwide since the ...

dateAug 30, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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