Veld Fires in South Africa (image) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Caption This natural-color satellite image was collected by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer aboard the Aqua satellite on Aug. 26, 2014. Actively burning areas, detected by MODIS's thermal bands, are outlined in red. Credit NASA image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team. Caption: NASA/Goddard, Lynn Jenner with information from the Volunteer Wildfire Services in South Africa, and Weather South Africa. Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.