Forest Fires in Argentina  

16 September 2013


 

Injured, hundreds of evacuees, homes, livestock and thousands of hectares are the outcomes of the wilfires that are ravaging the northern territoy of Argentina since the beginnig of September. The city of Cordoba has been one of the most affected by the blaze, including in seven provinces such as Salta, Tucumán, San Luis, Mendoza, Jujuy, Neuquén and Río Negro.

 

This image from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite shows the fires in northern Argentinean territory on 11 September 2013.
Source: NASA LANCE Rapid Response

 

The image shows the fires and dense smoke plume in northern Argentina on 11 September 2013.
Source: MODIS, RAPID RESPONSE (Terra satellite)

 

The image shows the fires and smoke in northern Argentina on 01 September 2013.
Source: MODIS, RAPID RESPONSE (Aqua satellite)

 

Recent Media Reports on Fires in the United States: Note: The hyperlinks on the left side of each news are password-protected (User ID and password to enter the GFMC database are available for partners of GFMC. To obtain the ID and password, please send your query to fire@fire.uni-freiburg.de). The links on the right side (in brackets) are leading to the original news source; sometimes these news are expiring rather swiftly - a reason for the establishment of the internal GFMC database):

More reports see GFMC Media page: http://www.fire.uni-freiburg.de/media/news.htm


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