Earth  ID: 2489

NDVI for the United States as of May, 2002

New satellite-derived images of vegetation confirm extremely dry conditions exist that are ripe for fires in the western United States, according to a data collaboration between NASA and the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service.

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http://www.gsfc.nasa.gov/topstory/20020702westdrought.html


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Joycelyn Thomson (NASA/GSFC): Lead Animator
Robert Mahoney (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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Data Used:
SPOT-4/VGT-S10/NDVI May, 2002
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Keywords:
DLESE >> Climatology
SVS >> Drought
DLESE >> Hydrology
SVS >> NDVI
DLESE >> Natural hazards
DLESE >> Soil science
NASA Science >> Earth