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Floods in Central China
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Abstract: This pair of true- and false-color images from the Moderate resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) shows flooding in central China on July 4, 2002. In the false-color image vegetation appears orange and water appears dark blue to black. Because of the cloud cover and the fact that some of the water is filled with sediment, the false-color image provides a clearer picture of where rivers have exceeded their banks and lakes have risen. The river in this image is the Yangtze River, and the large lake is the Poyang Hu. Credits: Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC
Publication Date: Nov 07, 2002
NIX (Document) ID:
GL-2002-002307
(Acquired Aug 02, 2006)
Document Type: Photograph
Publication Information: Goddard Library - NASA GSFC
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