TITLE

Satellite-observed vegetation as an indicator of climate variability over southern Africa

AUTHOR(S)
Jury, M.R.; Weeks, S.
PUB. DATE
January 1997
SOURCE
South African Journal of Science;Jan97, Vol. 93 Issue 1, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyzes the satellite-derived normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) in Southern Africa for the period 1981-1994. NDVI as an assessment tool to assess the impact of climate fluctuations; Distribution and intensity of the influence of the southern Oscillation in alternating seasons of vegetative growth and depletion; Principal component of the NDVI.
ACCESSION #
9707143049

 

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