Fires in Asia •

Last update: June 27th, 2019 at 5:00 am

On February 23, 2003, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite captured this image of fires (red dots) scattered across (clockwise from top right) China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand (left) and Laos (right), Myanmar, and India. In China, smog from the northeast can be seen in the upper right of the image.

Credit: Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

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