On March 1, 2016, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite acquired this image of smoke from fires burning in Thailand. Red outlines indicate hot spots where MODIS detected unusually warm surface temperatures associated with the fires.
References and Related Reading
- Bangkok Post (2016, February 26) Expert warns of worst haze since 1998. Accessed March 3, 2016.
- Thai National Parks (2016) Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary. Accessed March 3, 2016.
- Thai National Parks (2016) Khao Yai National Park. Accessed March 3, 2016.
- UNESCO World Heritage Center (2016) Thailand. Accessed March 3, 2016.
NASA image by Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response. Caption by Kathryn Hansen.
- Terra - MODIS