Smoke plumes spread west from the Camp Fire in Northern California and the Hill and Woolsey Fires in Southern California on 9 November 2018, as seen in this image captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite.

A Global Perspective on Wildfires

Satellites provide global-scale data that are invaluable in efforts to understand, monitor, and respond to wildfires and emissions, which are increasingly affecting climate and putting humans at risk.
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