Urbanization and Net Primary Productivity

Urbanization and Net Primary Productivity

The top product provides an urbanization map generated from Defense Meteorological Satellite (DMSP) Operational Linescan System data collected from October 1994 to March 1995, showing urban, peri-urban, and non-urban areas. The lower product simulates total annual net primary production for the United States at 1-km spatial resolution. Credit: M.L. Imhoff, NASA/ Goddard Space Flight Center (reproduced from Remote Sensing of Environment with permission from Elsevier Inc.).

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Observations, Land Use & Land Cover, Ecosystems & Biodiversity, Cities & Infrastructure