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Vegetation Index of Western Mexico

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January 4th, 2011 Category: Vegetation Index

Mexico - January 1st, 2011

This FAPAR image shows the western coast of Mexico along the Sea of Cortez (Gulf of California) and the Pacific Ocean. The vegetation index is generally low (yellow).

It is extremely low (white) inland, although areas near the coast and on the lower slopes of the Sierra Madre Occidental mountains show good photosynthetic activity (green).

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