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Contact: Rob Gutro
robert.j.gutro@nasa.gov
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Aqua Spots Rim Fire

Caption: NASA's Aqua satellite collected this natural-color image with the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer, MODIS, instrument on Sept. 5, 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 with information from Inciweb.org and Reuters.

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Related news release: Rim Fire update -- Sept. 6, 2013


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