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Vegetation Index of France During Winter

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January 6th, 2010 Category: Climate Change

France - January 2nd, 2010

France - January 2nd, 2010

This FAPAR image indicates the photosynthetically active radiation absorbed by vegetation canopies in France during the northern hemisphere winter, with parts of southern England also visible in the full image.

In FAPAR images, the color spectrum over land runs from red (1.0), to green, to yellow and white (0.0). Here, most of the land visible is ranges from yellow-green to dark green, indicating good to average photosynthetic activity.

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