Fires in Eastern Russia • Earth.com

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

frozen Lake Baikal in south-central Russia, numerous fires (red dots) were detected by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite on March 22, 2003. As snow retreats, farmers begin preparing land for spring planting.

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

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