Earth Snapshot RSS Feed Twitter

Vegetation Index of Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

19.8N 89.1W

October 12th, 2011 Category: Vegetation Index

Mexico - October 11th, 2011

This FAPAR image shows the vegetation index of the Yucat√°n Peninsula, Mexico, as well as Belize (southeastern part of the peninsula), Guatemala and Honduras (lower right), and parts of Cuba (upper right).

The vegetation index generally ranges from good (green) to high (rusty red). It is highest on the peninsula itself, although some other spots of high photosynthetic activity are visible throughout the image.

Leave a Reply