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Vegetation Index of Haiti, Cuba and Nearby Islands

19.8N 74.2W

July 13th, 2011 Category: Vegetation Index

Haiti and Cuba - July 12th, 2011

This FAPAR image shows the vegetation index of eastern Cuba (left) and Hispaniola (right), including Haiti (west) and the Dominican Republic (east). In the upper part of the image are some islands of the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos (north of Haiti).

The index of photosynthetic activity is generally good (green), with areas of high activity (rusty red) along the southeastern coast of Cuba and scattered across Hispaniola.

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