Fires in New Guinea •

Last update: June 20th, 2019 at 5:00 pm

Fires continue to burn across New Guinea on the southern coastal plain, including several on Irian Jaya’s Dolak Peninsula (left center). The fires, marked with red dots, were detected by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite on November 3, 2003.

Credit: Image courtesy Jesse Allen, based on data from the MODIS Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC

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