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Rocky Mountain Fires

Rocky Mountain Fires

This Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from June 16, 2002, shows the ongoing fires (red dots) in the western United States. Smoke plumes are diminished from previous images, showing the effects of good weather and firefighters? efforts.

Please note that the high-resolution scene provided here is 500 meters per pixel. For a copy of the scene at the sensor's fullest resolution, visit the MODIS Rapid Response Image Gallery.

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