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Vegetation Index of Malaysia and Sumatra, Indonesia

2.5N 101.3E

March 11th, 2011 Category: Vegetation Index

Indonesia - February 18th, 2011

This FAPAR image depicts the vegetation index of the Indonesian island of Sumatra (below) and Malaysia (above). The two are separated by the Strait of Malacca.

Both Sumatra and Malaysia show a mixed vegetation index ranging from good to high. Areas of good photosynthetic activity appear green, while those of high activity are rusty red in color.

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