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Vegetation Index of Northern Brazil and Amazon Rainforest

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January 19th, 2011 Category: Vegetation Index

Brazil - January 1st, 2011

This FAPAR image shows the vegetation index of northern Brazil, extending southward across the Amazon Rainforest and the Amazonas Region in the full image. The mouth of the Orinoco River can be observed along the coast at the center top.

Green areas indicate good photosynthetic activity, while red areas indicate high activity and yellow areas, low activity. Most of the coastal region shows good to high activity, while the Amazon Rainforest to the south shows more uniformly high activity.

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