Satellite Images of the Boreal Forest

Warmer temperatures, along with less snow and rain, and increased vegetation growth is leading to more and more intense wildfires in the Arctic.

Explore before and after satellite images below from NASA, of a Boreal forest wildfire on the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia, by moving the slider left and right. Then answer the corresponding 5 questions below.

If you would like to explore these images on the NASA site, click here.