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Category: GOES-14

Wildfires in Chile

Numerous wildfires were burning near Concepción, Chile during the 02 February – 04 February 2023 period (media report) — GOES-16 (GOES-East) CIMSS Natural Color RGB images combined with the Fire Power derived product (above) showed the diurnal variation of fire thermal signatures along with the dense daytime smoke plumes. The maximum... Read More

Calfor Fire in California

The Caldor Fire (east of Sacramento, California) exhibited unprecedented growth on 17 August 2021 — increasing from 3600 acres burned in the morning to 30,000 acres that evening, with 0% containment — and Shortwave Infrared (3.9 µm) images from 1-minute GOES-17, 15 to 30-minute GOES-15, 15 to 30-minute GOES-14 and 5-minute GOES-16 (above)... Read More