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Category: Landsat

Wildfires in Chile

All 4 components of the GOES-16 (GOES-East) Fire Detection and Characterization Algorithm (FDCA) (above) showed the diurnal variability of thermal signatures associated with a large and deadly wildfire complex near Viña del Mar and Quilpué in the Valparaíso District — located along the central coast of Chile — from 02-04... Read More

Iceberg A23a in the Antarctic Ocean

10-minute interval GOES-16 (GOES-East) True Color RGB images (source) from 0930-1900 UTC on 13-26 November 2023 (above) showed Iceberg A23a just east-northeast of Joinville Island (at the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula). Although cloud-free periods were scarce during those 14 days, even on most of the cloudy days the silhouette... Read More