Map of Devastating 2003 Heat Wave in the Netherlands Observed from MODIS Satellite. Mehdi Aminipouri (PhD Candidate in Geography at SFU)

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Map image: Devastating 2003 heat wave in the Netherlands mapped using MODIS satellite data, by Mehdi Aminipouri, PhD Candidate, Department of Geography, SFU