Thursday, 5 January 2012
It's that time of year. Here are the latest bushfire hotspots detected by NASA's earth observation satellites Terra and Aqua. Data from these satellites are analysed by Geoscience Australia and made available through Sentinel.
But Australia is not the only tinderbox right now. Here is NASA's map showing the distribution of fires detected by the satellites over a 10-day period at the end of December. (Click image to embiggen or see the original here.)