Vegetation shifts in Grand Canyon are monitored by aerial imagery

Bar graph of land cover data in Grand Canyon

Detailed Description

Figure 1. Example graph of land cover calculations derived from remote sensing image analysis for 0.1-mile segments of the Colorado River from Glen Canyon Dam to Diamond Creek. The percentage of the river valley covered by water (at 8,000 CFS river discharge), sand, vegetation, and other landcover are plotted for each 0.1-mile segment of the river.


Image Dimensions: 400 x 170

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Location Taken: US