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Global fire map. Fire map compiled from satellite data showing every fire detected between 9th and 18th August 2013. Red areas have a low fire count, yellow areas have a large number of fires.The majority of the fires are agricultural or wildfires. The fires were detected by the MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) sensors on NASA's Earth Observing System satellites (Terra and Aqua).
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