Landsat 8 Sees Burn Scars from Guatemala Fires

April 28, 2017

Landsat 8 Sees Burn Scars from Guatemala Fires

Comparison of 2016 Landsat 8 mosaic image with recent Landsat image showing burn scars.

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These images from the Landsat 8 satellite show the effects of the recent wildfires in Guatemala on the Guatemala Mayan Biosphere Reserve.

The left image is a mosaic composite of Landsat images from 2016, and the right image is a Landsat 8 image from April 19, 2017.