2004 Global Vegetation from Blue Marble Next Generation

  • Released Tuesday, October 11, 2005

The Blue Marble Next Generation data set provides a monthly global cloud-free true-color picture of the Earth's land cover at a 500-meter spatial resolution. This visualization of the data set shows seasonal variations such as snowfall, spring greening and droughts in a seamless fashion, thereby heightening awareness of changes in the Earth's climate. The image here shows a global view of the data. This data set is derived from imagery taken in 2004 by the MODIS instrument on the Terra satellite.



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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio
The Blue Marble Next Generation data is courtesy of Reto Stockli (NASA/GSFC) and NASA's Earth Observatory.

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This page was originally published on Tuesday, October 11, 2005.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 1:56 PM EDT.


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