Category Archives: COMS-1

PyroCb in the Irkutsk region of Siberia

The first unambiguous pyroCb event of the 2014 Northern Hemisphere wildfire season occurred in the Irkutsk region of Siberia, Russia on 18 May 2014. Korean COMS-1 satellite 0.675 ┬Ám visible channel images (above; click image to play animation; also available as an MP4 movie file) showed an increasing amount of smoke output from numerous fires […]