Rapid Fire MODIS

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Rapid Fire MODIS keeps track of events occurring in the world, such as floods and earthquakes, and allows you to see satellite imagery of them.

[edit] Displaying Data

When you open Rapid Fire MODIS, icons are displayed on the Earth in the locations of specific events. If you click on one of them, images of that event will be downloaded and then displayed.

[edit] Options

  • Selecting a date range may be very helpful
  • You may select the detail of the downloaded images. 1km is the lowest detail, while 250m is the highest.
  • There are several modes of operation. Tour mode can be very interesting.
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