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Fires

A River of Smoke
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A River of Smoke

Fires raged in Bolivia’s lowlands throughout much of August and September.

Published Oct 4, 2019

Image of the Day Land Fires Remote Sensing

Smoke Filled Canyons, Arizona
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Smoke Filled Canyons, Arizona

During morning and evening hours, dense smoke often settles in low-lying areas and becomes trapped due to temperature inversions.

Published Oct 4, 2019

Image of the Day Land Fires

Smoke Blankets Borneo
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Smoke Blankets Borneo

Fires burning in peat deposits in Indonesia release gases and particles that have consequences for public health and the climate.

Published Sep 17, 2019

Image of the Day Atmosphere Heat Land Dust and Haze Fires Human Presence Remote Sensing

Drought Exacerbates Australian Fires
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Drought Exacerbates Australian Fires

Several years of dry conditions have set the stage for a fierce fire season in several southeastern states.

Published Sep 13, 2019

Image of the Day Heat Drought Fires

Walker Fire
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Walker Fire

The wildfire has burned more than 50,000 acres, making it the state’s largest blaze in 2019.

Published Sep 13, 2019

Atmosphere Land Fires Remote Sensing