Last update: September 15th, 2019 at 11:00 am
With Siberia still covered in snow (top), parts of northern China (left) and Russia (right) are thawing. Fires (red dots) indicate agricultural activity is underway, as farmers and ranchers prepare land for planting and pasture. This image was acquired on March 22, 2003.
Credit: Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC