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Vegetation Index in Ghana Near Lake Volta Ranges from Good to High

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November 1st, 2011 Category: Lakes

Ghana - October 29th, 2011

This FAPAR image shows the vegetation index near Lake Volta, in Ghana, near the border with Togo (right). Photosynthetic activity is generally good (green) throughout the image.

The index is highest (rusty red) to the southwest of the lake, in southwestern Ghana, and near the lake’s eastern shoreline. The index becomes lower (yellow) as one moves northward to the top of the image.

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