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acquired October 11, 2017. acquired October 11, 2017 download large image (600 KB, JPEG, 720x597). Devastating wildfires have burned through California’s wine country since October 8, 2017, taking dozens of lives and leaving thousands of people homeless. Even communities well away from the fires have been plagued by poor air quality as the smoke plumes have darkened skies across the region . On October 11, the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 acquired the data for these false-color images of the fires near Santa Rosa and other communities in Northern California. The images are composites combining shortwave infrared, near-infrared, and green (OLI bands 6-5-3) with natural color (b... Full story

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