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NASA Study Points To Infrared-Herring As Cause Of Apparent Amazon Green-Up
2014-02-07 10:42:54

For the past eight years, scientists have been working to make sense of why some satellite data seemed to show the Amazon rain forest "greening-up" during the region's dry season each year from June to October. The green-up indicated productive, thriving vegetation in spite of limited rainfall.

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2011-03-29 13:31:58

A new study funded by NASA has found that Amazon forests are losing their greenness due to last year's record-breaking drought.

2010-08-03 13:29:24

Recent research surrounding the impact of drought in the Amazon has provided contradictory findings as to how tropical forests react to a drier and warmer climate.


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overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
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