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Using geospatial technologies to develop
participatory tools for natural resources management

Orr et al.: Figure 2: MODIS NDVI images for Tucson, Arizona

MODIS NDVI images for January 16, 2003, showing Tucson, Arizona and vicinity

MODIS 250 meter NDVI imagery provides improved resolution for interpreting and assessing vegetation greenness dynamics across landscapes. The 250-m resolution image (left) shows greater variation in greenness than the 1000-m resolution image (right), both in the mountainous region to the northeast of Tucson, and in the desert region to the south.

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