07.27.11 - An image showing smoke over the Chesapeake Bay drifting north from wildfires in N.C. and Ga. as viewed by the HSRL aboard NASA Langley’s UC-12 aircraft.
07.21.11 - Fires throughout Ontario are generating pollution that is showing up in data from NASA's Aura Satellite in the Great Lakes region.
07.15.11 - Central African fires are generating a high amount of pollution in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Angola.
07.15.11 - Recent pollution levels from the fires in Canada's Northwest Territories do not appear to be as high as they were at the end of June as the fires have come under more control since then.
07.01.11 - NASA's Aura Satellite has provided a view of nitrogen dioxide levels coming from the fires in New Mexico and Arizona.
06.23.11 - The Honey Prairie Complex fires burning in southeastern Georgia continue to blanket southeastern Georgia and northeastern Florida with smoke, triggering Dense Smoke Advisories throughout the region.
06.23.11 - The Wallow fire is the largest fire ever to occur in Arizona.
06.16.11 - Arizona's largest fire in history continues to burn and Landsat data is being used to plan firefighting containment strategies and mitigation efforts.
Arizona's Wallow Fire produces plume of nitrogen oxides; power plants and cities are also sources.
06.09.11 - The second largest fire in Arizona history, the Wallow Fire is graphically depicted by this Landsat image, taken June 7, which shows burning in the mountains of eastern Arizona near the border with New Mexico.
06.01.11 - May usually marks the end of the fire season in Mexico.
05.17.11 - On May 16, 2011 a brush fire behind NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, Calif., burned and firefighters were able to douse it the same day.
12.14.10 - NASA's Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif., has signed a Space Act Agreement with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) to use NASA technology and capabilities to help support the management and mitigation of wildfire disasters.
10.27.10 - Over long time scales, research has shown that both the climate and humans have a profound effect on wildfire activity around the globe.
09.24.10 - Thousands of wildfires are underway at any given time across the globe, and this "biomass" burning is part of the equation for global warming.
09.13.10 - On Sept. 12 the MODIS instrument on Aqua captured a visible image of the Reservoir Road Fire that is currently raging in the Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forests.
09.08.10 - A new video shows how NASA maps pine beetle outbreaks, and what impact the beetle damage might have on forest fires.
09.07.10 - In the midst of a difficult fire season in many parts of the world, the United Nations' (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization has launched a new online fire detection system that will help firefighters and natural hazards managers improve response time and resource management.
09.02.10 - Though obscured by clouds, NASA's Terra satellite was able to see smoke coming from an oil platform that caught fire Sept. 2, 2010.
08.13.10 - The MODIS instrument on NASA’s Terra satellite detected two clusters of intense fires when it acquired a photo-like image.