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Heat

Wildfires in Krasnoyarsk
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Wildfires in Krasnoyarsk

Dozens of fires raged in the southern part of the Siberian region.

Published Jul 12, 2019

Heat Fires

Another Fire in Greenland
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Another Fire in Greenland

Nearly two years after a rare wildfire in western Greenland, satellites spotted new smoke plumes streaming from the same region.

Published Jul 11, 2019

Image of the Day Atmosphere Heat Land Fires Human Presence

Historic Heat in Alaska
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Historic Heat in Alaska

Record-breaking heat has exacerbated clusters of wildfires burning throughout the state.

Published Jul 9, 2019

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Land Surface Temperature
Global Maps

Land Surface Temperature

Land surface temperatures rise and fall with the heat of the Sun, and they represent how hot or cold the surface would feel to touch. These maps show daytime land temperatures as measured from space.

Feb 2000 — Jun 2019

Heat Land

Land Surface Temperature Anomaly
Global Maps

Land Surface Temperature Anomaly

These maps depict anomalies in land surface temperatures (LSTs); that is, how much hotter or cooler a region was compared to the long-term average. LST anomalies can indicate heat waves or cold spells.

Feb 2000 — Jun 2019

Heat Land