Satellite Image, Photo of Several Fires in Mato Grasso State, 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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