Oil Fires in Iraq
acquired March 22, 2003 download large image (234 KB, JPEG, 1100x1400)

On Saturday, March 22, 2003, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite captured this image of probable oil fires in southern Iraq producing plumes of black smoke that trailed southwestward over the deserts of Saudi Arabia. Thermal signatures are marked with red dots.

Image courtesy Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC

Instrument(s): 
Aqua - MODIS

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