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A wild cat over Australia where wild cats forage in burn scars.

Watching Wildfires from Space – download pdf (8 MB)

What do WILD cats and WILD fires have in common?  Nothing! But one does help the other to survive. Learn how in the latest issue of EOKids, Watching Wildfires from Space. In this issue, EO Kids looks at how satellites observe and track fires (and what they leave behind) across the world.  Plus, create a burn scar “Data Viz” flip book and see the regrowth after the massive fires of 1988 in Yellowstone National Park.

At EO Kids we are committed to making Earth science fun and engaging. Come explore our Earth with us.

Earth Observatory Issues Highlighted in this Issue

Greening Up Globally: Forests and Farms

Greening Up Globally: Forests and Farms

EO Kids is seeing green! Can people really change the color of our planet? Find out how Earth is greening up from forests and farms and how NASA can see our greener Earth from space.

Urban Heat Islands: Hot Times in the City

Urban Heat Islands: Hot Times in the City

What makes an urban heat island? Why is New York City a "hot" town? Where are the hottest places on Earth? How can NASA scientists help city planners turn down the heat?