20 August 2012 — Natural Hazards Updates: Forest Fires at Night

There a new sensor on a recent satellite that makes these forest fires clearly visible at night

— FIRES (1 updated events, 1 new images) —

In August 2012, lightning sparked numerous wildfires throughout the western United States.
* http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/view.php?id=78895&src=nha
 *** VIIRS(Suomi NPP) image from Aug 17, 2012 (Posted on Aug 17, 2012 5:02 PM)

About Bruce

Work for sustainable development of small islands; ex-Peace Corps (Volunteer and staff) in LA & Caribbean; cruised Caribbean on S/Y Meander for three years; like small tropical islands, French canals, Umbria, Tasmania, and NZ. Married 52 years to the late Kincey Burdett Potter (see Kincey.org). Former president of Island Resources Foundation.
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