Smoke off the coast of California as fires burn • Earth.com

Last update: October 15th, 2019 at 1:07 pm

Today’s Image of the Day comes from the European Space Agency (ESA) and features a look at smoke off the coast of California as wildfires continue to burn.

This image was captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-3 mission combining data from the SLSTR and OLCI instruments.

According to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, the 2017 wildfire season is now the worst on record.

By Rory Arnold, Earth.com Staff Writer

Image Credit: European Space Agency

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