Fires in Venezuela • Earth.com

Last update: June 18th, 2019 at 2:00 am

Biomass burning in Columbia (left) and Venezuela (right) appears to be intensifying as of March 22, 2003. This image from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite shows hundreds of fires marked in red, and thick smoke hanging over the southern part of the image.

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

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