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Alaska’s Vegetation is Changing Dramatically

Tree and plant cover has deteriorated considerably in some areas, while advancing in other areas that previously burned or used to be frozen.


NASA Earth Observatory image by Lauren Dauphin, using data from Potter, Christopher, et al. (2020). Story by Kathryn Hansen.

Published July 24, 2020
Data acquired 2000 - 2018

Sources:
Aqua > MODIS
Terra > MODIS