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Vegetation Index of Northeastern Brazil

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December 17th, 2011 Category: Vegetation Index

Brazil - December 11th, 2011

This FAPAR image shows the vegetation index of northeastern Brazil. Visible at the center left is a large artificial reservoir on the Sao Francisco River.

The vegetation index is mostly low (yellow), with some areas of good photosynthetic activity near the coast and towards the interior. A few areas of high activity (rusty red) can be observed at the center left and by the coast at the lower left.

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