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The images—taken between April 2012 and 2013—show the darkest green areas as the lushest, while the pale colors signify sparse vegetation cover due to snow, drought, rock, or urban areas, according to the U.S. National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration. Mapping vegetation has some practical uses, including forecasting weather or understanding how to best use agricultural land.
Originally posted by roughycannon
Looks like most of the planet is covered in vegetation, whats all this worry about humans destroying the place then?
Really cool though!edit on 20-6-2013 by roughycannon because: (no reason given)