Fires in Eastern Africa Near Lake Victoria • Earth.com

Last update: June 17th, 2019 at 11:00 am

North of Lake Victoria in eastern Africa fires (red dots) were scattered across the savanna, and were detected by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Terra satellite on February 2, 2003.

The high-resolution image provided above is 500 meters per pixel. The MODIS Rapid Response System provides this image at MODIS? maximum spatial resolution of 250 meters.

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

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