Fires, fires everywhere

 

Colors show the number (not size or intensity) of fires per day per 1000 km2 for August 2010.  More red pixels indicate less fires per day, and more yellow-white pixels indicate more.  Check out the full animation for more data.

 

Source:  NASA’s Earth Observatory; MODIS sensor, Terra satellite.

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