Eastern United States

Eastern United States
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Late summer finds the eastern United States still looking lush green on September 5, 2002. This true-color image from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite spans from Tennessee (west) and North Carolina (east) in the south to lake Michigan (upper left) and New York (upper right) in the north.

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  • Data Date:

    September 5, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    October 2, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS


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