Last update: September 16th, 2019 at 6:00 am
On May 1, 2013, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this image of the Summit fire burning near Banning, California. Red outlines indicate hot spots where MODIS detected unusually warm surface temperatures associated with fires.
Credit: NASA image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE MODIS Rapid Response. Caption by Adam Voiland.