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GOES-West Mesoscale view - Fire Temperature at 56°N - 137°W - North Pacific Ocean

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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 16 Feb 2020 - 1830 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 16 Feb 2020 - 1830 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 16 Feb 2020 - 1838 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 16 Feb 2020 - 1839 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 16 Feb 2020 - 1840 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 16 Feb 2020 - 1840 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 16 Feb 2020 - 1847 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 16 Feb 2020 - 1848 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 16 Feb 2020 - 1850 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 16 Feb 2020 - 1854 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 16 Feb 2020 - 1857 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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