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Agricultural Fires in Northern India
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Agricultural Fires in Northern India

April 2, 2013
To the southeast of a dense cluster of agricultural fires (red dots), a pall of smoke hangs over northwestern India. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite captured this image on October 23, 2003. 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