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Vegetation Index of Eastern Russia and Northern Japan

46.9N 137.3E

July 26th, 2011 Category: Vegetation Index

Russia and Japan - July 26th, 2011

This FAPAR image shows the vegetation index of Japan’s Hokkaido island (right), part of the eastern coast of Russia (left) and the southern section of Russia’s Sakhalin island (above center).

The vegetation index ranges mostly from good (green) to high (rusty red). It is highest along the shoreline of the Russian mainland and further inland to the west (visible in the full image), where as very large area of high activity can be observed.

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