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Wildfires Burning In Oregon
2013-08-08 06:51:47

On July 26, 2013, thunderstorms passed over southern Oregon, and lightning ignited dozens of difficult-to-control wildfires.

Powerhouse Fire In California
2013-06-03 18:41:13

NASA's Terra satellite captured this natural-color satellite image of California's Powerhouse Fire with the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument on June 1, 2013. Actively burning areas, detected by MODIS’s thermal bands, are outlined in red.

Tres Lagunas Fire Burning In New Mexico
2013-06-03 18:08:37

NASA’s Aqua satellite captured an image of a large light-brown colored plume of smoke blowing east-southeast from the Tres Lagunas Fire burning in New Mexico.

The Waldo Canyon Fire In Colorado Observed By NASA
2012-06-28 11:02:45

NASA satellites continue to provide coverage of the smoke and heat signatures generated from wildfires raging in the western United States.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.