Earth  ID: 2505

Smoke from Canadian Wildfires

Smoke from multiple large wildfires in Quebec, Canada, drifted far to the south of the border. The Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Center reported there were seven out-of-control fires burning south of James Bay (the southern extension of Hudson Bay), all probably the result of lightning.

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Greg Rhodes (NASA): Lead Animator
David Herring (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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Data Used:
Aqua/MODIS July 24, 2002
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Keywords:
DLESE >> Natural hazards
SVS >> Smoke
GCMD >> Location >> Canada
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 8.0.0.0.0