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Real and false-color images of Siberia

The Aqua satellite's MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) instrument took this image of the fires in Siberia. The top image shows the full sized false color image of the area highlighting ...

dateMay 14, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Signal Fire in New Mexico

Firefighters are currently battling the Signal Fire in the Gila National Forest in New Mexico. The fire was reported by the Signal Peak Lookout Tower Sunday (May 11) in the afternoon and is located approximately ...

dateMay 13, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Sugar cane fires in Louisiana

According to KATC Channel 3 in Lafayette, LA on December 17, 2013 , thick plumes of smoke are visible for miles around Acadiana (the mostly French region of Louisiana in the southern part of the state). They ...

dateDec 20, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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NASA image: Fires in Argentina Sept. 11, 2013

Wildfires have broken out in four provinces in Argentina including forest land in Cordoba. The high temperatures and gusty winds have wreaked havoc on the growth of these wildfires and the local meteorologists ...

dateSep 11, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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NASA image: Fires sweep through Madeira

Fires have been burning out of control on the Portuguese island of Madeira. The fire that broke out in the early hours of the morning on August 16, 2013 above the village of Monte became stronger towards ...

dateAug 19, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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