Global Fire Observations and MODIS NDVI
- Visualizations by:
- Lori Perkins
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More information on the Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS) is available at http://maps.geog.umd.edu/firms/.
Fire observations from around the world taken over nearly 10 years are shown in this visualization of NASA satellite data.
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio
- Lori Perkins (NASA/GSFC) [Lead]
- Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC)
- Adam P. Voiland (SSAI)
- Chris Justice (University of Maryland)
- Louis Giglio (University of Maryland)
- Luigi Boschetti (University Of Maryland College Park)
- Jefferson Beck (KBRwyle)
MissionsThis visualization is related to the following missions:
SeriesThis visualization can be found in the following series:
Datasets used in this visualization
Terra and Aqua Fire Location (Collected with the MODIS sensor)
Credit: Fire location data courtesy of MODIS Rapid Response Project (NASA/GSFC and University of Maryland - http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov)See more visualizations using this data set
Terra and Aqua NDVI (A.K.A. Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI)) (Collected with the MODIS sensor)
Terra and Aqua Ice and Snow (A.K.A. Pixel Reliability (value=2)) (Collected with the MODIS sensor)
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