Fires in Mexico and Central America
acquired April 28, 2002 download large image (1 MB, JPEG, 3400x2600)

On April 28, 2002, scores of wildfires were still burning in Southern Mexico and the Yucatan Peninsula, blanketing the region with smoke. Fire detection and imagery were acquired by the Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA's Terra satellite.

Please note that the high-resolution scene provided here is 500 meters per pixel. For a copy of this scene at the sensor’s fullest resolution, visit the MODIS Rapidfire site.

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

Instrument(s): 
Terra - MODIS

Fires in Mexico and Central America

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