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GOES-East - Sector view: South America - Southern - Fire Temperature

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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 0730 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 0730 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 0740 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 0740 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 0750 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 0750 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 0800 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 0800 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 0810 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 0810 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 0820 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 0820 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 0830 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 0830 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 0840 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 0840 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 0850 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 0850 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 0900 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 0900 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 0910 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 0910 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 0920 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 0920 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 0930 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 0930 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 0940 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 0940 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 0950 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 0950 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 1000 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 1000 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 1010 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 1010 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 1020 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 1020 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 1030 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 1030 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 1040 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 1040 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 1050 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 1050 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 1100 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 1100 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 1110 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 1110 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 1120 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 03 Mar 2024 - 1120 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
legend for Fire Temperature RBG

Fire Temperature key:

1 - Warm fire
2 - Very warm fire
3 - Hot fire
4 - Very hot fire
5 - Burn scars
6 - Clear sky: land
7 - Clear sky: water/snow/night
8 - Water clouds
9 - Ice clouds


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)