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NASA image: Fires in northern Saskatchewan

NASA's Aqua satellite collected this natural-color image with the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer, MODIS, instrument on June 05, 2013. Actively burning areas, detected by MODIS's thermal bands, are outlined ...

dateJun 07, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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NASA image: Fires in eastern China

NASA's Aqua satellite captured multiple plumes of smoke from agricultural fires and industrial pollution in China. The smoke and haze stretches from Inner Mongolia, located north of Beijing, south and west including the provinces ...

dateJun 04, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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NASA image: Wildfires in Siberia

The snow is mostly gone in Siberia which means that the time is ripe for wildfires. This region is mostly dry when the snows are gone and lightning or a carelessly thrown cigarette can easily start a wildfire. This natural-color ...

dateMay 29, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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NASA image: Fire in Cape Cod

According to the Cape Cod Times of April 30, 2013: "The Massachusetts Army National Guard's Natural Resource Program is conducting a prescribed burn at the Upper Cape base.

dateMay 01, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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NASA image: Fires in eastern Russia

Even as the snow begins to retreat in the eastern part of Russia, fires are being set to clear the land for planting. This Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from the Aqua satellite was captured on ...

dateApr 30, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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