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Fires in West Africa
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Fires in West Africa

February 20, 2013
This Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from the Aqua satellite on March 17, 2003, shows scores of fires (red dots) detected by MODIS across West Africa. 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. Credit: Image courtesy Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC


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