Period July 1982 to December 2011 year.
March 14, 2013. Over the past three decades, the temperature in the Arctic has been growing faster than anywhere else on the planet. Because of this growing in the Far North period began to rise, leading to significant changes in the vegetation in tundra and boreal zones, also known as the taiga.
For decades, NASA and NOAA satellites continuously monitor vegetation from space. It uses tools
The map shows the trend in NDVI for the period July 1982 to December 2011 in Eurasia. Shades of green indicate areas where productivity and abundance of plants increased, shades of brown — a decline of photosynthesis. In areas where no change has been detected, are white, gray highlighted areas which are not included in the analysis. The map shows the landscaping barren tundra ecosystems in the circumpolar Arctic, northern Russia and Scandinavia.
The period from July 1982 to December 2011 year.