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Vegetation Index Near Mississippi River, USA

33.5N 92.3W

April 2nd, 2011 Category: Rivers, Vegetation Index

USA - April 2nd, 2011

This FAPAR image shows an area of terrain in the United States near the Mississippi River (running parallel to the right edge) and northwest of the Gulf of Mexico (bottom right).

Photosynthetic activity is generally good (green) near the gulf, and becomes lower (yellow) as one moves northward. A few scattered areas of high activity (rusty red) can be observed in the full image near the left edge.

 

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