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Fires in Indonesia

Smoke Blankets Borneo
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Smoke Blankets Borneo

Fires burning in peat deposits in Indonesia release gases and particles that have consequences for public health and the climate.

Published Sep 17, 2019

Image of the Day Atmosphere Heat Land Dust and Haze Fires Human Presence Remote Sensing

Heavy Smoke Blankets Borneo
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Heavy Smoke Blankets Borneo

For much of October, smoke poured from fires in Borneo.

Published Nov 3, 2015

Image of the Day Atmosphere Fires

Smoke over Sumatra
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Smoke over Sumatra

Smoke continues to pour from fires in Sumatra.

Published Oct 8, 2015

Atmosphere Fires

Smoke Blankets Indonesia
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Smoke Blankets Indonesia

As El Niño intensifies, peat deposits are making seasonal fires in Sumatra and Borneo unusually difficult to control.

Published Sep 27, 2015

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Fires

Smoke and Fires in Sumatra
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Smoke and Fires in Sumatra

Smoke poured from seasonal fires in Sumatra.

Published Sep 11, 2015

Fires Remote Sensing