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Fires in Southeast Asia

Fires in Burma, Thailand, and Laos
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Fires in Burma, Thailand, and Laos

Thick smoke hung over eastern Burma (Myanmar), Thailand, and Laos on March 9, 2009, when the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite passed over head and captured this image. Scores of active fires (red outlines) were detected.

Published Mar 9, 2009

Atmosphere Land Fires Human Presence

Fires in Southeast Asia
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Fires in Southeast Asia

This image from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite on February 23, 2009, shows widespread fires across Southeast Asia. Fires were detected in India, Burma (Myanmar), Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, and southern China.

Published Feb 23, 2009

Atmosphere Land Fires Human Presence

Fires in Cambodia
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Fires in Cambodia

An arc of hundreds of individual fires wraps around the northern part of Cambodia, north of the Tônlé Sab lake, on February 9, 2009.

Published Feb 11, 2009

Land Life Fires Human Presence