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Forest Photography

Caption: Time-series digital photos are a great help in tracking how forests change over time. But new research suggests photos may not be a good measure of peak season photosynthesis. The peak greenness of photos taken of a New England forest occurred 20 days before peak chlorophyll levels.

Credit: Marc Mayes/Brown University

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