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
- Terra - MODIS