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Fire And Rain: NASA Satellite Sees Signs Of Nature's Fury

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August 23, 2000
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Forest fires rage in Montana while on the same day Hurricane Hector swirls in the Pacific, and a NASA satellite is an eyewitness to both. A pair of images is now on-line showing these two unrelated, large-scale examples of nature's fury captured by the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) during a single orbit of NASA's Terra satellite on August 14, 2000.

Forest fires rage in Montana while on the same day Hurricane Hector swirls in the Pacific, and a NASA satellite is an eyewitness to both. A pair of images is now on-line showing these two unrelated, large-scale examples of nature's fury captured by the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) during a single orbit of NASA's Terra satellite on August 14, 2000. The images are available at:


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NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. (2000, August 23). Fire And Rain: NASA Satellite Sees Signs Of Nature's Fury. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 19, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/08/000823082434.htm
NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. "Fire And Rain: NASA Satellite Sees Signs Of Nature's Fury." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/08/000823082434.htm (accessed April 19, 2014).

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