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On May 1, 2013, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this image of the Summit fire burning near Banning, California. Red outlines indicate hot spots where MODIS detected unusually warm surface temperatures associated with fires.
- The Sun (2013, May 1) Summit Fire Burns 3,00 Acres in Banning (photos). Accessed May 2, 2013.
- Los Angeles Times (2013, May 1) Banning fire burns nearly 3,000 acres, but winds ease up. Accessed May 2, 2013.
NASA image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE MODIS Rapid Response. Caption by Adam Voiland.