5 July 2002 | GOES-8 Wildfire ABBA

Java applet developed by Tom Whittaker, CIMSS / SSEC

Ecosysem legend

WF_ABBA fire classification legend

This animation of 30-minute interval GOES-08 Wildfire ABBA product shows the rapid intensification of the fires across central Quebec on 05 July 2002, with a great deal of diurnal variation in fire behavior. The thick smoke can also be seen to suppress cumulus cloud formation as it was transported southward across the region.

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