March 10, 2013 - Fires in Myanmar

Fires in Myanmar

This image from March 2, 2013 at 0710 UTC (2:10 a.m. EST) shows widespread biomass burning (red dots) across Myanmar (Burma) and surrounding countries in Southeast Asia. Smoke (light brown) is pooling between ridges and in low-lying areas. Countries shown are Bangladesh (left), China (top right), and Thailand (bottom right). The large river running north-south through Myanmar is the Irrawaddy River.

Image Facts
Satellite: Aqua
Date Acquired: 3/2/2013
Resolutions: 1km ( B), 500m ( B), 250m ( B)
Bands Used: 1,4,3
Image Credit: Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA GSFC