Bolivia-Brazil wildfires - Close

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Detailed Description

Landsat 8 images from August 7, 2019 and August 23, 2019 show rapid expansion of fire activity in Bolivia through a false color composite of the satellite’s shortwave infrared, near infrared and coastal aerosol bands (7,5,1). Band 1 offers better penetration of clouds, which are prevalent in the August 23 image.