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Drought over Western United States (Stills)

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Author:
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Subject:
Science and Technology
Provider:
NASA, UCAR, UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
NASA GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio, Scientific Visualization Studio
Level:
Secondary, Post-secondary
Language:
English
Material Type:
Other
Media Format:
Graphics/Photos, Text/HTML
Abstract:

The product that generated these images is the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI), which measures the health of plant life based on their levels of photosynthesis. The NDVI was developed by Compton Tucker, a senior scientist at NASA-Goddard.

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