Image from TERRA
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 13:49 EST

Central Africa is still on fire a month after the October 30 image of the fire was posted. Most likely these fires are agricultural in nature.

Image from TERRA
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 10:47 EST

Just like the Woolsey Fire's scar which was highlighted on the NASA Fire page on November 16, the Camp Fire scar is visible from space in this image taken by the Terra satellite on November 26, 2018.

Image from TERRA
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:55 EST

In the wake of a fire, a burn scar appears which takes a long time to heal. This scar is from the Woolsey fire which has taken its toll around Thousand Oaks, California.

Dr. Yasushi Yamaguchi

YasushiJapan ASTER Science Team Leader

Japan Space Systems, Japan

Profile from Nagoya University


The Science Team Leader for ASTER, Dr. Yasushi Yamaguchi, served as the Dean of the Graduate School of Environmental Studies at Nagoya University, where he continues to be a professor in Environmental Studies.   His research is focused on remote sensing using data from ASTER to estimate evapotranspiration levels in vegetated regions, heat balance analysis in urban centers, and geological mapping. In addition he uses data from a lunar radar sounder on-board the Kaguya lunar probe, to analyze the subsurface structure of the moon as well as clarifying the thermal history of the moon.

Yamaguchi formerly served as president of the Remote Sensing Society of Japan from 2012 – 2014