Remote sensing: A green illusion

Remote sensing: A green illusion

Nature 506, 7487 (2014). doi:10.1038/nature13052

Authors: Kamel Soudani & Christophe François

An analysis reveals that satellite-observed increases in canopy greenness during dry seasons, which were previously interpreted as positive responses of Amazon forests to more sunlight, are in fact an optical artefact. See Letter p.221