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Satellites See Fires Burning Across California

In August 2020, California is facing several major fires, including the LNU Lightning Complex Fire which grew into the second-largest wildfire in California history. The state's heat waves, droughts, and lightning all played a role in the devastating fire season.


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DLESE >> Atmospheric science
SVS >> Climate
SVS >> Drought
DLESE >> Environmental science
DLESE >> Human geography
DLESE >> Natural hazards
SVS >> Temperature
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Air Quality
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Human Dimensions >> Natural Hazards >> Fires
NASA Science >> Earth
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Human Dimensions >> Natural Hazards >> Wildfires

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