Navigation Links
Wildfire outbreak in far eastern Russia
Date:4/28/2014

According to the Voice of Russia, "As of Saturday morning, in Russia continue 103 wildfires at 27,412 hectares, including big 26 wildfires in the Far East and in Siberia. On Friday, 147 new fires began at 12,509 hectares, and 150 were extinguished at 5,437 hectares. Emergency situation has been introduced in the regions with most complicated situations - in the Amur region, in the Maritime and Baikal territories. This was according to the EMERCOM's (Emergency Control Ministry) spokesperson Alexander Drobyshevsky.

Satellites (such as Aqua and Terra) have located "1,587 thermal points, where 1,362 thermal point were confirmed later on. Over 800 specialized vehicles, 30 aircrafts and 3,247 people are involved in extinguishing of the wildfires."

According to EMERCOM, 63 fires have not been put down, 42 of which are in the Primorsky region (not seen in this image), six in the Jewish Autonomous Region, seven in the Khabarovsk region (not seen in this image), eight in the Amur region. 21 out of the active fires have been localized.

NASA's fire imagery from April 23, 2014 showed the outbreak of fires in the Primorsky Region of Russia.


'/>"/>
Contact: Rob Gutro
robert.j.gutro@nasa.gov
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. New report examines effects of trees killed by bark beetles on wildfire
2. Wildfire and an example of its important link to the ecosystem
3. NASA satellites see wildfires across Colorado
4. Washingtons forests will lose stored carbon as area burned by wildfire increases
5. Climate models project increase in US wildfire risk
6. Fire and ice: Wildfires darkening Greenland snowpack, increasing melting
7. Wildfires light up western Australia
8. Study helps managers identify regions with multiple threat potential, including wildfires
9. Forest emissions, wildfires explain why ancient Earth was so hot
10. Researchers use game to change how scientists study disease outbreaks
11. TB outbreaks could be solved by DNA tracking
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Wildfire outbreak in far eastern Russia
(Date:4/11/2017)... BEACH GARDENS, Fla. , April 11, 2017 ... identity management and secure authentication solutions, today announced ... contract by Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) ... for IARPA,s Thor program. "Innovation has ... onset and IARPA,s Thor program will allow us ...
(Date:4/11/2017)... 2017 NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ:   NXTD ... the appointment of independent Directors Mr. Robin D. Richards ... of Directors, furthering the company,s corporate governance and expertise. ... Gino Pereira , Chief ... to their guidance and benefiting from their considerable expertise as ...
(Date:4/5/2017)... , April 5, 2017 Today HYPR ... that the server component of the HYPR platform is ... providing the end-to-end security architecture that empowers biometric authentication ... HYPR has already secured over 15 million users across ... manufacturers of connected home product suites and physical access ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:7/17/2017)... ... July 17, 2017 , ... ... clinical trial solutions, today announced safety software company AB Cube has joined ... Solutions business segment to advance technology innovation across life sciences and healthcare. ...
(Date:7/17/2017)... ... July 17, 2017 , ... ... , recently participated in the BiG (Biomedical Innovation Group) annual meeting in China. ... of CAR-T (chimeric antigen receptor T-cell) therapy, a rapidly developing highly personalized anti-cancer ...
(Date:7/16/2017)... ... July 16, 2017 , ... OHAUS Corporation, a leading worldwide ... its new line of Rocking and Waving Shakers today. , Five New Models ... and digital) for laboratory applications in a variety of environmental conditions. Rocking shakers ...
(Date:7/14/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Sonic Manufacturing Technologies is proud to be ... solar system on its roof top. “We will be independent of the grid ... stated. The company’s proud history of social responsibility and participation in the preservation ...
Breaking Biology Technology: