Fires in Mexico and Central America
acquired April 30, 2002 download large image (1 MB, JPEG, 3400x2600)

Ongoing fire activity in Mexico and Central America creates a thick blanket of smoke across the region. This image was acquired on April 30, 2002, 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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