Australia’s wildfires visible from space

Daily Climate: The face of climate change comes in many shapes these days: A roller coaster sitting in the surf, post-Hurricane Sandy. A farmer tilling in a drought-stressed crop, for a total loss. The latest image comes from space, via NASA: the largely uninhabited Outback of Western Australia at night, lit up like Europe by scores of wildfires. The composite image, NASA notes, was generated from a series of satellite images taken over 22 days in April and October 2012. The fires were not all burning at once.......

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