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This website is maintained by Dr. Ming-Hsiang Tsou (Ming Tsou).   (

If you have new wildfire mapping information to share, please contact "Cristiano Giovando" <>. Cristiano will update this website tomorrow.   ---  Ming, Oct. 22, 2007. 11.50pm.


Multimedia Maps (Animation and 3D)

Fire Spread Animation

(Oct. 25 - Oct. 31)
San Diego County

This animation is created by using MODIS data from October 25 to October 31. The Red/Yellow dots indicate the hot spots at each day (with different temperature from 305 degree to 504 degree (Kelvin).  The brown dots indicate previous burned areas. This animation is composed by the following six pictures.  (Ming Tsou)










Web Site Contact Information

Dr. Ming-Hsiang Tsou (Ming Tsou) ,  Associate Professor, 
Department of Geography, San Diego State Unversity.  
Phone: (619) 594-0205,  E-mail:,