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Vegetation Index of Italy: High Near Apennines, Low in Apulia

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September 7th, 2010 Category: Vegetation Index

Italy - August 24th, 2010

This FAPAR image focuses on the country of Italy, showing its vegetation index. The areas with the highest index, brownish red in color, are located in the north of the country, along the lower flanks of the Apennine Range.

Much of the rest of the country is green, indicating good values of photosynthetic activity. The areas of Italy with the lowest index of vegetation, whitish yellow, are present in the south of the country, in the Apulia region (known as Puglia in Italian).

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