Tens of thousands of wildfires ravaged Indonesia in September and October. A sizeable portion of these blazes was smouldering subterranean peat fires, which sent toxic gas and particulate matter into the atmosphere.
NASA’s Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer, or MODIS, records what’s happening on the surface of the Earth every day or two. This week that meant spying on a thick layer of smoke produced by a California wildfire. Read More >>