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Stubble Burning in Punjab, India

In November, after the harvest, farmers often set fire to leftover plant debris to clear fields for the next plantings, a practice known as stubble or paddy burning.

Fog Over Europe

In early November 2015, dense fog disrupted air travel in London and central Europe.

The Island of Madagascar Is On Fire

Agricultural fires are ablaze all over the island of Madagascar.

Seven Case Studies in Carbon and Climate

To better predict future climate, we need to understand how Earth's ecosystems will change as the climate warms and how extreme events will shape and interact with the future environment.

Hundreds of Agricultural Fires in India

In this VIIRSimage from the Suomi NPP satellite on November 12, 2015, numerous agricultural fires have been detected by the sensor and are marked with red dots.

Yemen Braces for Another Cyclone

For the second time in a week, a major cyclone moved toward the Arabian Peninsula and the nation of Yemen.

Agricultural Fires and Smoke From Wheat Crops in India

In November, farmers in the Punjab region of India set fire to their fields to clear them prior to planting.

No End in Sight for China's Agricultural Fires

As the weeks roll by there doesn't seem to be a slowing down in the number of agricultural fires that are lighting up Eastern China.

Agricultural Fires Continue in China

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite collected this natural-color image which again detected hundreds of fires burning in Eastern China.

Smoke From Indonesian Fires Hangs Heavy

Smoke hangs heavy over Indonesia from agricultural fires set by farmers in October 2015.

Eastern China Lights Up With Fires

The VIIRS instrument aboard NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite collected this natural-color image which detected hundreds of fires burning in Eastern China on October 25, 2015.

Agricultural Fires in India's Punjab Region

India's state of Punjab lights up with agricultural fires prior to planting wheat.

Fires in Northwestern India

The annual agricultural fire season is underway at the base of the snow-capped Himalaya Mountains in northwestern India.

Caspian Sea Shore Fire in Kazakhstan

This natural-color image, collected by the Aqua satellite on October 03, 2015, shows fire activity on the shores of the Caspian Sea in Kazakhstan.

Wildfires Continue to Beleaguer the U.S. Western States

In this image taken by the MODIS instrument that flies onboard NASA's Aqua satellite, fires can be seen in Oregon, Idaho, and Montana.

Explore@NASAGoddard 2015 Concludes

Gates opened to the public Sept. 26, 2015, at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, for the first time in four years in celebration of Hubble's 25th anniversary.

Open House Sneak Peek: Explore Goddard’s Latest Science

Since it last opened its gates to the public in 2011, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center has seen rapid growth and discovery in its four science disciplines...

Smoke and Fires Pepper Papua Indonesia and New Guinea

This natural-color satellite image was collected by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard the Aqua satellite on September 24, 2015.

Smoke and Fires in Sumatra and Borneo

The widespread burning of lowland forests on Borneo as well as southern Sumatra, as seen in this image taken by the MODIS instrument on the Aqua satellite, is an annual, manmade occurrence.

Bushfires in South Western Australia

Bushfires are detected in No. 64 State Forest in Western Australia.

Suomi-NPP VIIRS Image of Tassajara Fire

The Tassajara fire began on September 19, 2015 and is located in the Carmel Valley, California.

Plume from Mount Meru, Tanzania

On September 20, 2015, satellites—as well as air travelers—detected a curious plume moving westward over Mount Meru, a stratovolcano in Tanzania.

Snow in the Andes

As the end of Southern Hemisphere winter approached, snow painted the region’s mountain ranges.

NASA Goddard Opens Doors to Public to Explore@NASA Goddard, Free Event

NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, is opening its doors for the first time in four years to give the public a chance to explore what happens behind the gates of the campus.

Biomass Burning in Central Africa

The MODIS instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite collected this natural-color image which detected dozens of fires burning in Central Africa on September 11, 2015.
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