Viet Nam

Satellite image of wild fires in Viet Nam (18 April 2002)


Heat signatures (red) and smoke (light blue haze) are visible in this MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) image from fires burning in Vietnam.  CNN reported that more than 4,000 soldiers and firefighters have been battling two wildfires in southern Vietnam.  Smoke (indicated by the yellow arrow) is visible blowing over the Gulf of Thailand.  NASA MODIS images can be found at: {}

Channels: 22,2,1
04/18/2002 03:30 UTC
Multichannel color composite