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Six Months of Fire Burning in North America

Date: August 29th, 2013

Source:  NOAA Environmental Visualization Laboratory

NOAA’s satellites are constantly monitoring the location, size, and intensity of wildfires across North America, and over the last six months they have tracked 323,828 fire targets. Each tiny speck of this image represents one fire signature detected a satellite’s thermal sensor.

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