Tracking wild fires in Google Earth

It is fire season in the western states of the US and one recent fire in California has been named the fourth most destructive in California's history. US president Obama has declared it a major … [Read more...]

Historical imagery captured on the same day

We have recently spent quite a lot of time looking through historical imagery and reported some of the most interesting finds from recent imagery, including: The Amtrak train derailment in … [Read more...]

The Red Rock Fire in Google Earth

Discovered on August 20, the Red Rock fire in the Gros Ventre Wilderness in western Wyoming had burned nearly 3,000 acres by August 23 when NASA's Earth Observatory Landsat Program captured the image … [Read more...]

California Fires – Satellite photos, Fire Data in Google Earth

[UPDATE August 31, 2009: the new Station Fire (or La Canada) can be seen in new maps available here.] [UPDATE November 2008: If you're looking for maps from the November 2008 fires (Sayre Fire, Tea … [Read more...]

San Diego, California Fires – See Smoke in Google Earth

The wildfires in Malibu and San Diego are visible from space in this NOAA GOES 11 satellite image taken today. The image was made available at NOAA's Operational Significant Events Imagery web site. … [Read more...]

Global Fire Data in Google Earth

Another interesting Google Earth network link from those guys in Russia (see credits below). This time they have collected data from NASA and other sources to share with you interesting environmental … [Read more...]