NASA Images of California Wildfires Feature Summary

Type:
From Physics Research
Title:
NASA Images of California Wildfires
Description:
This NASA image (hi-res version) shows the smoke from the California wildfires on October 7, 2007. To learn more, visit NASA Images of California Wildfires. The fires result from the combination of extreme drought and the seasonal Santa Ana winds. See NASA's Earth Observatory for images of similar fires four years earlier.
Image:
image credit: <a href="http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/" target="_blank">NASA/MODIS Rapid Response</a>; <a href="http://www.nasa.gov/vision/earth/lookingatearth/socal_wildfires_oct07.html" target="_blank">image source</a>
image credit: NASA/MODIS Rapid Response; image source
Image URL:
http://www.compadre.org/Informal/images/features/CA-wildfire-large-10-25-07.jpg
Featured:
November 1, 2007 - November 16, 2007