NASA: Global warming reduced forest thickness from 2000 to 2010

What global warming from 2000 to 2010?

“NASA scientists report that warmer temperatures and changes in precipitation locally and regionally have altered the growth of large forest areas in the eastern United States over the past 10 years. Using NASA’s Terra satellite, scientists examined the relationship between natural plant growth trends, as monitored by NASA satellite images, and variations in climate over the eastern United States from 2000 to 2010.”

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One response to “NASA: Global warming reduced forest thickness from 2000 to 2010

  1. I wonder why they didn’t circle the large green areas where forest density increased?

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