Surface Reflectance Over Indian Sub-continent

Surface Reflectance Over Indian Sub-continent
  • Credit:

    MODIS Instrument Team, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center,

This image shows the true color of the land surface, acquired by MODIS, draped over a surface topography map clearly distinguish the low-lying Indian sub-continent from the Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau to the north. Dark green areas show where there is lush vegetation. The blue area to the bottom right is the Arabian Sea.

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  • Data Date:

    April 18, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    April 18, 2000
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS


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