Fires in Canada's Prairie Provinces
acquired June 22, 2002 download large image (705 KB, JPEG, 1500x2000)

Grassland fires continue to burn in Canada’s prairie provinces. This image from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Terra satellite on June 22, 2002, shows a large fire (red dots) in Saskatchewan. The smoke plume is reaching hundreds of kilometers south.

Please note that the high-resolution scene provided here is 500 meters per pixel. For a copy of the scene at the sensor's fullest resolution, visit the MODIS Rapid Response Image Gallery.

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

Instrument(s): 
Terra - MODIS

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