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Vegetation & Aerosol Size

Global Map Vegetation Image 1 Global Map Vegetation Image 2 Global Map Vegetation Image 3 Global Map Vegetation Image 4 Global Map Vegetation Image 5 Global Map Vegetation Image 6 Global Map Vegetation Image 7 Global Map Vegetation Image 8 Global Map Vegetation Image 9 Global Map Vegetation Image 10 Global Map Vegetation Image 11 Global Map Vegetation Image 12 Global Map Vegetation Image 13 Global Map Vegetation Image 14 Global Map Vegetation Image 15 Global Map Vegetation Image 16 Global Map Vegetation Image 17 Global Map Vegetation Image 18 Global Map Vegetation Image 19 Global Map Vegetation Image 20 Global Map Vegetation Image 21 Global Map Vegetation Image 22 Global Map Vegetation Image 23 Global Map Vegetation Image 24 Global Map Vegetation Image 25 Global Map Vegetation Image 26 Global Map Vegetation Image 27 Global Map Vegetation Image 28 Global Map Vegetation Image 29 Global Map Vegetation Image 30 Global Map Vegetation Image 31 Global Map Vegetation Image 32 Global Map Vegetation Image 33 Global Map Vegetation Image 34 Global Map Vegetation Image 35 Global Map Vegetation Image 36 Global Map Vegetation Image 37 Global Map Vegetation Image 38 Global Map Vegetation Image 39 Global Map Vegetation Image 40 Global Map Vegetation Image 41 Global Map Vegetation Image 42 Global Map Vegetation Image 43 Global Map Vegetation Image 44 Global Map Vegetation Image 45 Global Map Vegetation Image 46 Global Map Vegetation Image 47 Global Map Vegetation Image 48 Global Map Vegetation Image 49 Global Map Vegetation Image 50 Global Map Vegetation Image 51 Global Map Vegetation Image 52 Global Map Vegetation Image 53 Global Map Vegetation Image 54 Global Map Vegetation Image 55 Global Map Vegetation Image 56 Global Map Vegetation Image 57 Global Map Vegetation Image 58 Global Map Vegetation Image 59 Global Map Vegetation Image 60 Global Map Vegetation Image 61 Global Map Vegetation Image 62 Global Map Vegetation Image 63 Global Map Vegetation Image 64 Global Map Vegetation Image 65 Global Map Vegetation Image 66 Global Map Vegetation Image 67 Global Map Vegetation Image 68 Global Map Vegetation Image 69 Global Map Vegetation Image 70 Global Map Vegetation Image 71 Global Map Vegetation Image 72 Global Map Vegetation Image 73 Global Map Vegetation Image 74 Global Map Vegetation Image 75 Global Map Vegetation Image 76 Global Map Vegetation Image 77 Global Map Vegetation Image 78 Global Map Vegetation Image 79 Global Map Vegetation Image 80 Global Map Vegetation Image 81 Global Map Vegetation Image 82 Global Map Vegetation Image 83 Global Map Vegetation Image 84 Global Map Vegetation Image 85 Global Map Vegetation Image 86 Global Map Vegetation Image 87 Global Map Vegetation Image 88 Global Map Vegetation Image 89 Global Map Vegetation Image 90 Global Map Vegetation Image 91 Global Map Vegetation Image 92 Global Map Vegetation Image 93 Global Map Vegetation Image 94 Global Map Vegetation Image 95 Global Map Vegetation Image 96 Global Map Vegetation Image 97 Global Map Vegetation Image 98 Global Map Vegetation Image 99 Global Map Vegetation Image 100 Global Map Vegetation Image 101 Global Map Vegetation Image 102 Global Map Vegetation Image 103 Global Map Vegetation Image 104 Global Map Vegetation Image 105 Global Map Vegetation Image 106 Global Map Vegetation Image 107 Global Map Vegetation Image 108 Global Map Vegetation Image 109 Global Map Vegetation Image 110 Global Map Vegetation Image 111 Global Map Vegetation Image 112 Global Map Vegetation Image 113 Global Map Vegetation Image 114 Global Map Vegetation Image 115 Global Map Vegetation Image 116 Global Map Vegetation Image 117 Global Map Vegetation Image 118 Global Map Vegetation Image 119 Global Map Vegetation Image 120 Global Map Vegetation Image 121 Global Map Vegetation Image 122 Global Map Vegetation Image 123 Global Map Vegetation Image 124 Global Map Vegetation Image 125 Global Map Vegetation Image 126 Global Map Vegetation Image 127 Global Map Vegetation Image 128 Global Map Vegetation Image 129 Global Map Vegetation Image 130 Global Map Vegetation Image 131 Global Map Vegetation Image 132 Global Map Vegetation Image 133 Global Map Vegetation Image 134 Global Map Vegetation Image 135 Global Map Vegetation Image 136 Global Map Vegetation Image 137 Global Map Vegetation Image 138 Global Map Vegetation Image 139 Global Map Vegetation Image 140 Global Map Vegetation Image 141
Vegetation
Vegetation Scale
Aerosol Size
Aerosol Size Scale
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On these maps, vegetation is pictured as a scale, or index, of greenness. Greenness is based on several factors: the number and type of plants, how leafy they are, and how healthy they are. In places where foliage is dense and plants are growing quickly, the index is high, represented in dark green. Regions where few plants grow have a low vegetation index, shown in tan. The index is based on measurements taken by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite. Areas where the satellite did not collect data are gray.

Earth’s atmosphere contains tiny liquid and solid particles called aerosols. Natural aerosol particles, such as dust and sea salt, tend to be larger than human-produced aerosols, such as particle pollution from burning fossil fuels. These aerosol size maps are based on data from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite. Green areas show where the aerosols that were present were mostly larger particles. Red areas show where aerosols consisted mostly of small particles. Yellow areas show plumes with an even mix of small and large particles. Gray shows where the sensor did not collect data.

View, download, or analyze more of these data from NASA Earth Observations (NEO):
Vegetation
Aerosol Size