This false-color image using MODIS bands 7-2-1 is useful for distinguishing burned area. The reddish brown areas indicate burned areas at the time of the satellite observation. Use the comparison tool to view the difference between the true-color and false-color image. The smoke emanating from the fires is more visible in the true-color image.
Worldview Image of the Week
Oct 21, 2019
Fires in the Northern Territory, Australia—October 2019
Image captured on 21 October 2019, by the MODIS instrument, aboard the Aqua satellite.