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On May 2, 2013, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this view of the Panther and Cedar wildfires burning near Lassen Volcanic National Park. Red outlines indicate hot spots where MODIS detected unusually warm surface temperatures associated with fires.
- Lake County News (2013, May 2) Wildland fires around the region grow in size due to heat, wind. Accessed May 3, 2013.
- ChicoEr (2013, May 3) Panther Fire near Butte Meadows Explodes to 10,000 acres. Accessed May 3, 2013.
NASA image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE MODIS Rapid Response. Caption by Adam Voiland.