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GOES-East - Sector view: Southeast - Fire Temperature

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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1121 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1121 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1126 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1126 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1131 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1131 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1136 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1136 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1141 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1141 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1146 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1146 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1151 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1151 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1156 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1156 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1201 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1201 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1206 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1206 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1211 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1211 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1216 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1216 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1221 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1221 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1226 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1226 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1231 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1231 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1236 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1236 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1241 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1241 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1246 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1246 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1251 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1251 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1256 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1256 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1301 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1301 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1306 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1306 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1311 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1311 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1316 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 26 Sep 2022 - 1316 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
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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)