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Vegetation Index Near Lakes Ghana and Kainji, Ghana and Nigeria

7.1N 0.1E

October 25th, 2011 Category: Lakes, Rivers, Vegetation Index

Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria - October 24th, 2011

This FAPAR image shows the vegetation index of Ghana, Togo, Benin and Nigeria (left to right along the coast). Visible to the left is Lake Volta, in Ghana, and visible at the upper right is Lake Kainji, on the Niger River, in Nigeria.

The vegetation index is generally good (green) throughout the image. However, there are some areas of high photosynthetic activity (rusty red), particuarly in the vicinity of Lake Volta.

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