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GOES-East - Sector view: Southern Plains - Fire Temperature

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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 30 Jun 2022 - 2026 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 30 Jun 2022 - 2026 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 30 Jun 2022 - 2036 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 30 Jun 2022 - 2036 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 30 Jun 2022 - 2041 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 30 Jun 2022 - 2041 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 30 Jun 2022 - 2046 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 30 Jun 2022 - 2046 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 30 Jun 2022 - 2051 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 30 Jun 2022 - 2051 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 30 Jun 2022 - 2056 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 30 Jun 2022 - 2056 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 30 Jun 2022 - 2101 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 30 Jun 2022 - 2101 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 30 Jun 2022 - 2106 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 30 Jun 2022 - 2106 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 30 Jun 2022 - 2111 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 30 Jun 2022 - 2111 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 30 Jun 2022 - 2116 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 30 Jun 2022 - 2116 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 30 Jun 2022 - 2121 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 30 Jun 2022 - 2121 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 30 Jun 2022 - 2131 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 30 Jun 2022 - 2131 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
 

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)