MODIS Satellite Gallery

UPDATE 1/16/2011 – Gallery updated to include almost all of the images posted by NASA through the end of 2011.

The MODIS Satellite Gallery collection from the MODIS Rapid Response Project at NASA/GSFC contains about 3,300 satellite images obtained from NASA’s Aqua and Terra satellites overlaid onto Google Earth. These satellites capture natural [...]


3Dsolar Addons

3D Solar is a great collection of several useful sets of data created by 3D Solar. The layers include:

Rapid Response System consists of near real time imagery captured by NASA’s Terra and Aqua satellites. New satellite images are released daily and they typically show something of interest, such as tropical storms, wildfires, volcanic [...]


World Fires in Real Time from FIRMS

This collection of placemarks shows near real time locations of active fires as identified by NASA’s MODIS satellite and the Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS) . The data covers the entire globe and is updated every 2 hours. Several other subsets of the data in KML format are available from the FIRMS [...]


2007 California Wildfires

The Southern California wildfires of October/November 2007 destroyed over 1,500 homes and over 500,000 acres.  More information on the fire can be found at Wikipedia October 2007 California Wildfires.

This is an archive of various GIS data sets that were created during, and shortly after the fire and have been converted to be [...]