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Vegetation Index by Lake Baikal During Siberian Summer

53.1N 107.6E

October 7th, 2010 Category: Lakes, Vegetation Index

Russia - August 29th, 2010

This FAPAR image shows the vegetation index around Lake Baikal, in Russian Siberia. Most of the image is green, indicating good photosynthetic activity during the northern hemisphere summer.

Some areas to the south are yellow to white, indicating a lower index, while other areas near the left edge in the upper left quadrant have some rusty red-colored patches, indicating a high index.

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