Image of fires in the Okavango Delta, Botswana on 17 June 2018. This false-color corrected reflectance image (Bands M11-I2-I1) was captured by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) aboard the joint NASA/NOAA Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) satellite. Vegetation is green in this false-color image of the Okavango Delta and areas where vegetation has burned are brown. Fire/Thermal anomalies are overlain on the image and shown as red points. Watch an animation of the fires progressing.
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Jun 18, 2018
Fires in the Okavango Delta, Botswana
Image captured on 17 June 2018, by the VIIRS instrument, aboard the joint NASA/NOAA Suomi NPP satellite.