"We can't allow things that are inaccurate to stand." — The Word of Our Dan, February 19, 2008.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Before and After

So there were a lot of fires in Labrador earlier this summer, burning up a lot of country, and forcing a couple of precautionary evacuations.

How many fires, and how much country?

Lots. This is a false-colour Aqua satellite image of central Labrador from September 7, 2011:

And here's the same area — the first time it's been entirely cloud-free since the fires — on September 12, 2012. The darker brown patches are the fresh fire scars. Numerous older fire scars from years past (paler brown) and grown-in burns from decades ago (bright green) are also visible):



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