Earth  ID: 2972

Fires Ravage Parts of Alaska and Canada

Alaska and Canada both suffered multi-fire damage. On June 29, 2004, these smoke plumes were detected from space by the Aqua satellite.

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Stuart A. Snodgrass (GST): Lead Animator
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DLESE >> Atmospheric science
DLESE >> Forestry
DLESE >> Natural hazards
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Aerosols
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Biosphere >> Ecological Dynamics >> Fire Occurrence
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Human Dimensions >> Natural Hazards >> Fires
GCMD >> Location >> Canada
GCMD >> Location >> Alaska
SVS >> For Educators
SVS >> Atmosphere >> Winds >> Circulation
NASA Science >> Earth

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