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Wildfires in Siberia

Caption: The Aqua satellite provided this satellite image showing a series of hotspots found in the Siberian region of Russia. This natural-color satellite image was collected by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer aboard the Aqua satellite on May 10, 2013. Actively burning areas, detected by MODIS's thermal bands, are outlined in red.

Credit: NASA image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz LANCE/EOSDIS MODIS Rapid Response Team, GSFC. Caption by Lynn Jenner

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