When the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi NPP satellite passed over India on October 25, 2017, there were widespread crop fires in the province of Punjab. In the image above, red outlines show the approximate locations of active burning.
- NASA Earth Observatory (2015, November 13) Stubble Burning in Punjab, India.
- NASA Earth Observatory (2014, November 14) Seasons of Indian Air Quality.
- The Hindu (2017, October 28) The flaming fields of Punjab. Accessed October 27, 2017.
NASA image by Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response. Caption by Adam Voiland.
- Suomi NPP - VIIRS