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 to provide some sort of baseline of the fires' magnitude. Data provided by NASA’s MODIS satellite and the USDA Forest Service’s fire detection service. Check the source link above for more about the how's and why's.
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