September 25, 2013 - Fires and smoke in Queensland, Australia (morning overpass)

Fires and smoke in Queensland, Australia (morning overpass)

A bushfire in the Carnarvon National Forest in Queensland, Australia was reported on September 18, 2013. On September 24, it remains an ongoing bushfire, however, there is no current threat associated with the blaze. The Queensland Government Rural Fire Service has issued an advisory for this fire. Firefighting resources have been deployed to the area.

This true-color satellite image was collected by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard the Aqua satellite on September 19, 2013. Actively burning areas, detected by MODISís thermal bands, are outlined in red.

Image Facts
Satellite: Terra
Date Acquired: 9/19/2013
Resolutions: 1km ( B), 500m ( B), 250m ( B)
Bands Used: 1,4,3
Image Credit: Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA GSFC