News tagged with terra satellite

NASA image: Agricultural fires in Africa

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA's Terra satellite detected dozens of fires burning in central Africa on June 03, 2013. The fires are outlined in red. Most of the fires burn ...

Jun 03, 2013 not rated yet 0

NASA image: Powerhouse Fire, California

NASA's Terra satellite captured this natural-color satellite image of California's Powerhouse Fire with the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument on June 1, 2013. Actively burning ...

Jun 03, 2013 not rated yet 1

Typhoon Tembin forms fast in Philippines

NASA's Terra satellite captured the newest Typhoon in the western North Pacific Ocean, Tembin, as it moves parallel to Luzon, Philippines. Warm waters were the trigger in rapid intensification of the typhoon.

Aug 21, 2012 not rated yet 0

Colorado's High Park fire: June 20, 2012

Colorado's High Park Fire continues to expand and generate a lot of smoke visible on NASA satellite imagery. NASA's Terra satellite showed winds from the west-southwest blowing the smoke to the north-northeast ...

Jun 21, 2012 not rated yet 0