acquired June 11, 2013 download large image (4 MB, JPEG, 3400x4400)
On June 11, 2013, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this image of the Royal Gorge, Big Meadows, and Black Forest fires burning in Colorado. Red outlines indicate hot spots where MODIS detected unusually warm surface temperatures associated with fires.
- InciWeb (2013, June 13) Royal Gorge Fire. Accessed June 13, 2013.
- InciWeb (2013, June 13) Big Mountain Fire. Accessed June 13, 2013.
- Rocky Mountain Area Coordination Center (2013, June 13) Black Forest Fire. Accessed June 13, 2013.
NASA image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE MODIS Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC. Caption by Adam Voiland.
- Aqua - MODIS