1. Fires in South Sudan

Fires in South Sudan

Image captured on 13 January 2019, by the VIIRS instrument, on board the joint NASA/NOAA Suomi-NPP satellite.

Fires in South Sudan on 13 January 2019 (Suomi-NPP/VIIRS)

Image of fires in South Sudan, acquired on 13 January 2019 by the Visible Infrared Imaging Suite (VIIRS) instrument, on board the joint NASA/NOAA Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi-NPP) satellite. This false color image using VIIRS bands M11-I2-I1 is useful for distinguishing burn scars. The center of the image shows two active fire fronts, represented by red dots, adjacent and surrounding the previously burned area in brown.

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Last Updated: Apr 17, 2019 at 3:48 PM EDT