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Category: Landsat

Wildfires in Southern California

As discussed on the Satellite Liaison Blog, wildfires driven by strong Santa Ana winds developed after sunset on 02 December — and 1-minute Mesoscale Domain Sector GOES-17 (GOES-West) “Red” Visible (0.64 µm) and Shortwave Infrared (3.9 µm) images (above) displayed the thermal anomalies and smoke plumes associated with larger fires that persisted into the subsequent daytime hours on 03 December 2020.GOES-17... Read More

River Flooding in Southwest Alaska

A Landsat-8 False Color Red-Green-Blue (RGB) image as viewed using RealEarth (above) showed areas of flooding (water = darker shades of blue) along portions of the Innoko River and the Iditarod River in Southwest Alaska on 05 May 2020. Much of southwestern Alaska had received above-average winter season snowfall —... Read More