01 Oct '11, 10pm

NASA Earth Observato Grassland Restoration in Kruger National Park: This image, taken one year after managers...

View Image Comparison View Both Images In September 2010, the Advanced Land Imager (ALI) on NASA’s Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite charted the progress of a prescribed fire in Kruger National Park, South Africa. Navashni Govender, program manager for fire ecology and biogeochemistry in the park, said the fire was an experiment intended to kill off woody shrubs and trees that have been encroaching on grassland where the park’s famous wildlife graze. Usually planned fires are low-intensity burns that are easy to control, but this type of cool fire could not kill the woody vegetation. So, park managers set a hot, intense firestorm. Did the experiment work? On September 18, 2010, shortly after the planned firestorm occurred, ALI revealed a black, charred landscape. Nearly one year later, on August 20, 2011, the ALI acquired a new image of the park. This image, shown in the ...

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