Panther Fire, California
July 18, 2013
On May 2, 2013, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this view of the Panther and Cedar wildfires burning near Lassen Volcanic National Park. Red outlines indicate hot spots where MODIS detected unusually warm surface temperatures associated with fires. Credit: NASA image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE MODIS Rapid Response. Caption by Adam Voiland.
Topics: Disaster Accident, Environment, Earth, Spaceflight, Spacecraft, LANCE MODIS, Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer, Aqua, Wildfire, National Aeronautics and Space Administration