Earth Imaging Journal: Remote Sensing, Satellite Images, Satellite Imagery
Breaking News
Bluesky 3D Maps Enhance Ambiental’s Future Climate Change Flood Risk Model
Leicestershire, UK  – 3D terrain data from aerial mapping...
xyzt.ai becomes an otonomo data visualization partner
xyzt.ai analytics platform leverages otonomo’s connected vehicle data boosting...
WISER to Virtually Debut New RTLS Features at M&T 2020
RALEIGH, NC — WISER Systems, a developer of innovative...
Woolpert Achieves Gold Tier Status in Esri Partner Network
The AEG firm also entered the ArcGIS Marketplace and signed a...
EarthDefine Releases High Resolution Tree Canopy for the Conterminous United States
EarthDefine, a provider of high-resolution spatial data products, has...

On the night of June 5, 2020, a lightning strike started the Bighorn Fire in the Santa Catalina Mountains north of Tucson, Ariz. Extremely dry vegetation and windy conditions caused the fire to spread quickly. By June 30, the multi-agency incident information system, InciWeb, reported that it had ballooned to more than 114,000 acres and that it was about 45 percent contained.

NASA’s Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) instrument aboard the Terra satellite imaged some of the burned area on June 29. In this image, vegetation is shown in red, and burned areas appear dark gray. It covers an area 20 by 30 miles (33 by 48 kilometers).

Image Credit: NASA/JPL - Caltech

 

Comments are closed.