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GOES-East Mesoscale view - Fire Temperature at 18°N - 98°W - Mexico

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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 09 Jan 2020 - 2130 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 09 Jan 2020 - 2130 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 09 Jan 2020 - 2131 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 09 Jan 2020 - 2132 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 09 Jan 2020 - 2133 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 09 Jan 2020 - 2134 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 09 Jan 2020 - 2134 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 09 Jan 2020 - 2139 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 09 Jan 2020 - 2144 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 09 Jan 2020 - 2145 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 09 Jan 2020 - 2146 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 09 Jan 2020 - 2147 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 09 Jan 2020 - 2148 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 09 Jan 2020 - 2149 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 09 Jan 2020 - 2150 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 09 Jan 2020 - 2151 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 09 Jan 2020 - 2152 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 09 Jan 2020 - 2153 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 09 Jan 2020 - 2154 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 09 Jan 2020 - 2155 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 09 Jan 2020 - 2156 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 09 Jan 2020 - 2157 UTC
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About Fire Temperature

Fire Temperature RGB allows the user to identify where the most intense fires are occurring and differentiate these from "cooler" fires. The RGB takes advantage of the fact that from 3.9µm to shorter wavelengths, background solar radiation and surface reflectance increases. This means that fires need to be more intense in order to be detected by the 2.2 and 1.6µm bands, as more intense fires emit more radiation at these wavelengths. Therefore, small/"cool" fires will only show up at 3.9µm and appear red while increases in fire intensity cause greater contributions of the other channels resulting in white very intense fires.

• For more details, see the Fire Temperature RGB Quick Guide, (PDF, 1.2 MB)

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