Panther Fire, California
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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.

  • References

  • Cal Fire (2013, May 2) Panther Fire. Accessed May 3, 2013.
  • Cal Fire (2013, May 2) Cedar Fire. Accessed May 3, 2013.

NASA image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE MODIS Rapid Response. Caption by Adam Voiland.

Instrument(s): 
Aqua - MODIS

Panther Fire, California

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