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Fires in Southeast Asia

Fires in Southeast Asia

This true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image shows fires (red dots) in Southeast Asia on the morning of March 18, 2003. Large portions of Thailand (center), Cambodia (bottom right), and Laos (upper right) are pictured in the scene. Notice the dramatic difference in fire activity compared to the afternoon.

The high-resolution image provided above is 500 meters per pixel. The MODIS Rapid Response System provides this image at MODIS? maximum spatial resolution of 250 meters.

Image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA GSFC