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Figure : satellite-measurements-cropland-greenness
Satellite measurements of cropland greenness
This figure appears in chapter 3 of the Our Changing Planet: The U.S. Global Change Research Program for Fiscal Year 2016 report.
The greenness of croplands in January is shown above relative to the 13-year average from NASA MODIS records. Satellite imagery can be a powerful tool for understanding the impacts of drought on agricultural lands.
When citing this figure, please reference Verdin, J., et al., 2014. Following Fallowed Land. Dry Times: National Integrated Drought Information System Newsletter 4 (1), 12–13. http://www.drought.gov/media/pgfiles/NIDIS-Newsletter-April-2014.pdf.
Free to use with credit to the original figure source.
The time range for this figure is January 01, 2002 (00:00 AM) to January 31, 2014 (23:59 PM).
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