A straight line of fires (marked with red dots) in Australia’s “Top End” is probably the result of aerial burning, where prescribed fires are set using incendiaries dropped from aircraft. Scattered fires are spread throughout the region in this true-color <a HREF="http://modis.gsfc.nasa.gov" target="outlink">Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer</a> (MODIS) image from the <a HREF="http://aqua.nasa.gov" target="outlink">Aqua</a> satellite on June 19, 2003. Sensor: Aqua/MODIS. Data Start Date: 6/19/03. Data End Date: 6/19/03.