Basin-Wide Greening in Dry Season
Amazon rainforest basin-wide image of average (2000-2005) Enhanced Vegetation Index (EVI) change between the wet (October) and dry (June) seasons. Green colors depict “greening” and red colors depict “browning” in the dry season. Credit: A.R. Huete, K. Didan, P. Ratana, and S.R. Seleska, University of Arizona; Y.E. Shimabukuro, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, Brazil; L.R. Hutyra, Harvard University; W. Yang and R. Myneni, Boston University; and R.R. Nemani, NASA / Ames Research Center (reproduced from Geophysical Research Letters with permission from the American Geophysical Union).