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Vegetation Index of Cuba and Central America

17.7N 81.8W

February 15th, 2011 Category: Vegetation Index

Cuba - January 31st, 2011

This FAPAR image reaches from Cuba (above) to part of Central America, including Honduras and Nicaragua (below). Cuba shows generally good photosynthetic activity (green in color).

Although part of Honduras and Nicaragua is covered in clouds, the coast of Honduras can be observed, presenting a high index (rusty red). Costa Rica and Panama, visible to the southeast in the full image, also show a higher index near the coast.

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