Fires in Montana and Alberta • Earth.com

Last update: August 22nd, 2019 at 2:00 am

On July 29, 2003, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite captured this image of ongoing wildfires in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta, Canada (top) and northwestern Montana (below). Active fire detections by MODIS have been marked with red outlines.

Credit: Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

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