In this MODIS/Aqua image taken yesterday, you can see a wildfire burning northwest of Carrabelle, Florida. This fire has to be burning extremely hot for it to be visible in this band 7-2-1 infrared composite. MODIS/Aqua 721 satellite image – April 25, 2012 In the MODIS/Terra true color image from the same day, you can […]
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On 4/20, SkyTruth Alerts received a report from the NRC that was apparently submitted by Taylor Energy. They reported a spill of 4.72 gallons, with a slick 400 feet by 6.2 miles. Our SkyTruth calculations assuming a minimum average thickness of 1/1000th of a millimeter suggest that this slick held closer to 321 gallons. And […]
Check out the MODIS/Aqua image from 4/19. The wide shot shows the position of Shell’s Mars and Ursa platforms, south of the Mississippi Delta, while the close up shows what appears to be a slick of at least 5.5 miles that seems to originate from the location of the Mars platform. Wind was blowing from […]
MODIS/Terra visible satellite image of Kuwait – 4/17/2012 In this image from NASA’s Earth Observatory taken Tuesday, there was a big smoke plume from a fire in Kuwait coming from a dump that holds 5 million old tires. John asked me to see if I saw any continuing smoke on MODIS images taken the next […]
Florida’s burning. All over. But one fire in particular can be seen in this Modis image from yesterday. The smoke coming from the fire burning in the upper right hand corner is from the County-line fire, which started from a lightning strike on April 5. Currently, there are 30,000+ acres burning in this fire. Modis/Aqua […]