31 Mar '15, 2pm

Smoke from Wildfires in Southern Chile #NASA

Smoke from Wildfires in Southern Chile #NASA

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) sensor on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image of smoke drifting over the Atlantic Ocean on March 29, 2015. The day before, the MODIS on Aqua captured an image of a fire southeast of Collipulli, Chile, that was likely the source of the smoke. References Phys.org (2015, March 22) Chile wildfires damage unique flora, fauna. Accessed March 24, 2015. Reuters (2015, March 24) Forest fires rage in Chile, made worse by strong winds, drought. Accessed March 24, 2015. Press TV (2015, March 24) Chile wildfires prompt officials to declare red alert for three national parks. Accessed March 24, 2015. NASA Earth Observatory by Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response. Caption by Adam Voiland. Instrument(s): Terra - MODIS Aqua - MODIS

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Wildfires near Chile's Llaima Volcano #NASA

Wildfires near Chile's Llaima Volcano #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 24 Mar '15, 9pm

High winds and unusually warm weather are fueling damaging wildfires in southern Chile. The Operational Land Imager (OLI) ...