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BBC Report on recent Australian fire maps One image shared widely by Twitter users, including by singer Rihanna, was interpreted as a map showing the live extent of fire spread, with large sections of the Australian coastline molten-red and fiery. But it is actually artist Anthony Hearsey's visualisation of one month of data of locations where fire ...


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No, this is not a real satellite image of Australia. This is a heatmap of the areas affected by Australia's brushfires compiled using composite satellite images from NASA between December and January 5th by artist Anthony Hearsey. As explained in a BBC article: It is actually artist Anthony Hearsey's visualisation of one month of data of locations where ...


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