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Major Fires Since 2001

MAJOR FIRES since 2001, colored by units of nuclear power plant output NASA Visible Earth | visibleearth.nasa.gov USDA Forest Service | activefiremaps.fs.fed.us MODIS | modis.gsfc.nasa.gov US Nuclear Power Plants have a summer- time capacity of around 1,000 Megawats... Fires are detected by the MODIS satellite at the 1km centroid resolution and contain time, confidence, and wattage information. Only fires with a confidence greater than 50% and a wattage greater than 100 MW were retained. Data is current through July 9, 2012. Fire intensity, by comparable nuclear plant output hottest momentary square kilometer.. June 28, 2005 through July 9th Jan Feb Mar Ap May Jun jul Aug gep oc Nov peo K idvsolutions Annual Proportionality Seasonal Proportionality John Nelson | uxblog.idvsolutions.com IDV Solutions | www.idvsolutions.com

Major Fires Since 2001

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Each dot represents a moment of pretty extreme heat, down to the one square kilometer level They've been colored and scaled by "units" of the typical American nuclear power plant's summertime capacity...

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