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Vegetation Index of Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Mexico

17.0N 95W

May 3rd, 2011 Category: Vegetation Index

Mexico - April 27th, 2011

This FAPAR image shows the vegetation index of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec and part of the Yucat√°n Peninsula, in Mexico. The index is generally good (green) along the coasts and on the peninsula.

The highest index of photosynthetic activity can be observed along the mountain ranges running parallel to the coast. The lowest index (yellow) is visible inland to the west, between the ranges.

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