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Biomass Burning in Southeast Asia

Biomass Burning in Southeast Asia

Many fires (red pixels) continued to burn throughout Southeast Asia on April 8, 2002, mostly concentrated in Myanmar. The skies over eastern Myanmar and western Thailand were filled with a thick pall of smoke (greyish pixels).

Please note that the high-resolution scene provided here is 500 meters per pixel. For a copy of this scene at the sensor’s fullest resolution, visit the MODIS Rapidfire site.

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