1. Fires in the Okavango Delta, Botswana

Fires in the Okavango Delta, Botswana

Image captured on 17 June 2018, by the VIIRS instrument, on board the joint NOAA/NASA Suomi-NPP satellite.

Fires in the Okavango Delta, Botswana on 17 June 2018 (Suomi-NPP/VIIRS)

Image of fires in the Okavango Delta, Botswana on 17 June 2018. This false color corrected reflectance image (Bands M11-I2-I1) was captured by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on board the joint NOAA/NASA Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi-NPP) satellite. Vegetation is green in this false color image of the Okavango Delta and areas where vegetation has burned are brown. Fire/Thermal anomalies are overlain on the image and shown as red points. Watch an animation of the fires progressing.

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Last Updated: Sep 13, 2018 at 2:35 PM EDT