Fires in Mato Grosso region, Brazil

Already heavily deforested, the Mato Grasso region of Brazil is experiencing several fires (red dots), as seen in this true-color MODIS image. MODIS has thermal detectors uniquely designed to detect thermal; radiation as high as 500K without saturating.
Source: Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

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