Johns Hopkins Gazette: December 9, 1996 Form

Hopkins Online

A guide to useful and
interesting sites on
the World Wide Web
for members of the
Johns Hopkins community.
The university maintains a Web site called "Satellite Observations of Forest Fires." Located at:

it provides amazing pictures taken from a satellite orbiting 500 miles above Earth. A Los Angeles Times article reports these photos are part of an experimental series begun on Aug. 18 with images that show fires in Northern and Southern California, a blaze in Hell's Canyon, Idaho and a grass fire in Montana. The fires show up as pink blotches on the gray, infrared photos.

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