Detail View: NASA Earth Observatory Collection: Fires In Alaska and Northern Canada

Title: 
Fires In Alaska and Northern Canada
Description: 
Smoke spread in a thick blanket over eastern Alaska on June 30, 2004. This image of Alaska and a small portion of Yukon Territory, Canada (right), shows the smoky skies and the locations of numerous wildfires. The image was captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Terra satellite. Areas where MODIS detected active fire are outlined in red. Image courtesy the MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center
Satellite - Sensor: 
Terra- MODIS
facet_what: 
Terra
facet_where: 
Alaska
facet_when: 
June 30, 2004
facet_when_year: 
2004
UID: 
SPD-ETOBS-12215
original url: 
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/natural_hazards_v2.php3?img_id=12215