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Varied Vegetation Index of Northeastern Brazil

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November 8th, 2011 Category: Vegetation Index

Brazil - November 8th, 2011

This FAPAR image shows the vegetation index of part of the Northeast Region of Brazil, including the states of Ceará (left), Rio Grande do Norte (right) and Paraíba (lower right).

Photosynthetic activity is highest (rusty red) to the west, in Ceará, and lowest (yellow) to the east, in Rio Grande do Norte and Paraíba. This area of low activity is bordered by strips of good activity (green) to its east and west.

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