30 Jun '15, 8pm

Canadian Wildfires Produce River of Smoke #NASA

The 2015 fire season got off to an unusually early start in Canada when blazes broke out in the Northwest Territories, British Columbia, and Alberta in late May. As the season has progressed, the air in western Canada—as well as large swaths of the United States—grew gray and hazy with smoke. Beginning on June 28, a sharp trough in the jet stream sent a river of smoke streaming south into the United States. By June 29, smoke darkened the skies over much of Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Iowa. On June 29, 2015, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image of smoke from hundreds of wildfires in western Canada. Actively burning areas, detected by the thermal bands on MODIS, are outlined in red, while forests appear dark green. The image below shows shows a closer view of sm...

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Canadian Wildfires Produce River of Smoke

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 30 Jun '15, 10pm

The 2015 fire season got off to an unusually early start in Canada when blazes broke out in the Northwest Territories, Bri...

Smoke from Canadian wildfires on 6/30. Background:

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 01 Jul '15, 2pm

The 2015 fire season got off to an unusually early start in Canada when blazes broke out in the Northwest Territories, Bri...

Dangerous smoke due to wildfires in Canadian Pr...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 29 Jun '15, 6pm

On June 28, 2015, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this image o...

Wildfires in Alberta and Saskatchewan #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 29 Jun '15, 6pm

Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this image of wildfires burning in...

On the depleted Kern River, rafting companies l...

latimes.tumblr.com 01 Jul '15, 1am

For decades, the mighty Kern — sometimes called the “Killer Kern” — has attracted adventurous visitors to one of the faste...

Smoke Blankets British Columbia #NASA

Smoke Blankets British Columbia #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 07 Jul '15, 6pm

In early July 2015, wildfires in British Columbia filled the skies with thick smoke that led to widespread air quality war...

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greentechmedia.com 30 Jun '15, 1pm

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A Satellite View of River Width #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 09 Jul '15, 2pm

Traditionally, hydrologists have estimated the width of rivers by examining topographic maps and backing out calculations ...

Smoke in Fairbanks and Greater Alaska #NASA

Smoke in Fairbanks and Greater Alaska #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 23 Jun '15, 8pm

More than 100 new fires started over the weekend of June 20 to June 21, 2015, according to a report from Alaska Wildland F...

Fire and Smoke in San Bernardino National Forest #NASA

Fire and Smoke in San Bernardino National Fores...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 22 Jun '15, 8pm

View Image Comparison View Both Images Fueled by hot, dry winds, the Lake fire has been spreading through California’s San...