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Wherever fires are burning around the world NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite's Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite (OMPS) can track the smoke and aerosols.

Hot and dry. These are the watchwords for large fires. While every fire needs a spark to ignite and fuel to burn, it's the hot and dry conditions in the atmosphere that determine the likelihood of a fire starting, its intensity and the speed at which it spreads.

NASA's Ecosystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS) captured imagery of fires in the Amazon regions of Brazil and Bolivia on Aug. 23, 2019.

Wildfires can cause devastation and are also to blame for more than a quarter of greenhouse gases being released into the atmosphere.

ARIA Maps California Wildfires from Space

California continues to be plagued by wildfires -- including the Woolsey Fire near Los Angeles and the Camp Fire in Northern California, now one of the deadliest in the state's history.

Drought and overgrown forests are often blamed for major fires in the western United States

Orbital View of Fires on Madeira Island

Smoke from several large fires burning on Portugal's Madeira Island were seen blowing over the Atlantic Ocean on Aug. 10 when NASA's Terra satellite passed overhead.

Widespread agricultural burning continues throughout central Africa. Smoke and fires in several countries were seen by the Suomi NPP satellite.

Orbital View Of California Fires

In late July 2016, wildfire burned along Soberanes Creek, Garrapata State Park, and north of Big Sur in Monterey County, California.

Fires Detected in Colombia and Venezuela

NASA's Terra satellite collected this natural-color image of Colombia (left) and Venezuela (right) with the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer, MODIS, instrument on January 17, 2016.

Video Series: Essential Climate Variables

The European Space Agency has released this series of videos that focus on Essential Climate Variable's including Greenhouse Gases, Fires, Clouds, Ozone, Sea Surface Temperatures to help us better understand our changing world.

The smoke that is billowing from the wildfires currently plaguing Canada have taken the jet stream express into the United States.

Smoke from fires burning in Siberia have generated a lot of smoke that has blown across the Pacific Ocean and is causing reddish sunsets in the U.S. Pacific Northwest.

Fires in China As Seen From Space

Shuangyashan is a coal mining prefecture-level city located in the eastern part Heilongjiang province, People's Republic of China, bordering Russia's Khabarovsk and Primorsky krais to the east.

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