Carstens Fire, California
acquired June 17, 2013 download large image (312 KB, JPEG, 1716x1144)

On June 17, 2013, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image of the Carstens fire burning southwest of California’s Yosemite National Park. Red outlines indicate hot spots where MODIS detected unusually warm surface temperatures associated with fires.

  • References

  • Cal Fire (2013, June 19) Carstens Fire. Accessed June 19, 2013.

NASA images courtesy LANCE MODIS Rapid Response. Caption by Adam Voiland.

Instrument(s): 
Terra - MODIS

Carstens Fire, California

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