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On May 2, 2013, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this view of the Panther and Cedar wildfires burning near Lassen Volcanic National Park. Red outlines indicate hot spots where MODIS detected unusually warm surface temperatures associated with fires.
NASA image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE MODIS Rapid Response. Caption by Adam Voiland.
On May 2, 2013, the MODIS instrument on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this view of wildfires burning near Lassen Volcanic National Park.
Notable fires in California in 2013.
The fast-moving King fire burned in Eldorado National Forest in September 2014.
An expansive, destructive wildfire north of Los Angeles is visible from space by day and night.
Image of the Day
On June 17, 2013, NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image of the Carstens fire burning southwest of California’s Yosemite National Park.