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Contact: Kathryn Hansen
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Amazon Forests Where Sensors and Models Can Overestimate the Green-Up

Caption: Blue colors represent areas in Amazon forests where sensors and models can overestimate the green-up of vegetation; white represents areas that lack forest cover. The map is based on a model that extends the sun-sensor correction to all pixels in the southern Amazon.

Credit: Doug Morton and NASA's Earth Observatory

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