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This animation shows fire activity over North America from 8-21-2001 to 8-20-2002. The fires are shown as tiny particles with each particle depicting the site at which a fire was detected. Daily fires are displayed at a rate of 10 days per second. The particles fade over 1.7 seconds and change color as they age from red to orange, yellow and grey.

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    Blue Marble,NSDL,GCMD--Location--North America,Forestry,Space Science,NSDL_SetSpec_456144,Physical sciences,Graduate/Professional,Natural hazards,Physics,Atmospheric science,Astronomy,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Higher Education,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Science,Meteorology,Chemistry,Space sciences,Terra-MODIS,Fire Location,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Fires,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061002143548978T,Technology,Geoscience,Earth science

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    English

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