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This animation shows fire activity over the Western US during the summer of 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 5 days per second. The particles fade over 3.4 seconds and change color as they age from red to orange, yellow and grey.

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    GCMD--Location--United States of America,Blue Marble,NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Forestry,NSDL_SetSpec_456144,Physical sciences,Graduate/Professional,Natural hazards,Space Science,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061002143552067T,Physics,Atmospheric science,Astronomy,Higher Education,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Science,Meteorology,Chemistry,Space sciences,Terra-MODIS,Fire Location,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Fires,Technology,Geoscience,Earth science

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    English

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