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Fires in the Kimberely Region of Western Australia

04.24.2014
NASA's Aqua satellite detected several fires burning in the Kimberley region of the Australian outback in the northern reaches of Western Australia.

Fires in the Primorsky Province of Russia

04.23.2014
The uncontrolled method of managing agricultural areas each year turns the entire southern tip of Primorsky Province into an enormous firebed, enveloping up to 40 percent of the entire territory.

Eastern Kansas and Northeastern Oklahoma

04.23.2014
MODIS took an image of smoke and fires from eastern Kansas and northeastern Oklahoma on April 11, 2014.

Fires in Burma and India

04.23.2014
Agricultural fires continue to burn in the Indochina region.

NASA Satellites Show Drought May Take Toll on Congo Rainforest

04.23.2014
A new analysis of NASA satellite data shows Africa's Congo rainforest, the second-largest tropical rainforest in the world, has undergone a large-scale decline in greenness over the past decade.
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The Terrestrial Information Systems Laboratory produces stable, well calibrated, and scientifically validated products from Earth observing satellites. These products fill the needs of researchers at Goddard Space Flight Center working to advance understanding of the atmosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere on a global scale. The Laboratory partners with other federal agencies to develop and operate computing systems that provide custom products in near real-time for applied research and applications.

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