Fires Near Lake Malawi, Africa
April 10, 2013
West and south of southern Africa’s Lake Malawi (top right) scores of fires (red dots) were detected by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite on September 19, 2004. Fires are especially abundant in Mozambique (bottom right). Credit: NASA image created by Jesse Allen, Earth Observatory, from data obtained courtesy of the MODIS Rapid Response team.
Topics: Environment, Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer, Spaceflight, Spacecraft, Pungwe River, Lake Malawi, Aqua, Earth, Technology Internet, National Aeronautics and Space Administration