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Fire Spread Animation (Oct 25-Oct 31)

This animation is created by using MODIS data from October 25 to October 31. The fixed red dot in Day 0 indicates the origin of fire. The Red/Yellow dots indicate the hot spots at each day (with different temperature from 305 degrees to 504 degrees (Kelvin). The brown dots indicate previous burned areas. This animation is composed by six separated pictures. (created by Ming Tsou)

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Note: The map is based on the MODIS data which only take a snap shot on Earth surface twice per day. Some burned areas may not be detected by the satellite images.

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Last Updated: May 31, 2005

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3D Fire Spread Animations
Created by Harry D. Johnson, Department of Geography, SDSU
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Fire History Animation
by David Palomino, Department of Geography, SDSU
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