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Fires and Smoke in Northern Canada

Captured by the MODIS instrument on 28 June 2015, aboard the Aqua satellite.

News date: 6/29/2015

Fires and smoke in Northern Canada

Image of Wildfires in Northern Canada on 28 June 2015 from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument  aboard the Aqua satellite. The majority of these fires have been caused by lightning strikes. The problem has been exacerbated by hot weather and the lack of rain. Visit Worldview to visualize near real-time data from NASA's Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS).

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