Released on November 6, 2003
This visualization shows the progression of the southern California fires of October 2003. Visible MODIS imagery from Aqua and Terra are used as well as thermal data to show fire locations. Active fires for particular days are shown in red, fires that are no longer active are shown in black (highlighting the 'burn scar').
GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation:
Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 126.96.36.199.0