Fires in Southern India

Numerous scattered fires (red dots) were detected by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite across southern India on January 31, 2003. Fire are especially concentrated in the Nallamala Hills region of the Eastern Ghats along Indias Indian Ocean coast (right). Fires also drape down the Western Ghat Mountains on Indias Arabian Sea coast (left). The high-resolution image provided above is 500 meters per pixel. The MODIS Rapid Response System provides this image at MODIS maximum spatial resolution of 250 meters.
Source: Image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA GSFC

Por Mapas Owje