The image shows the Ruhr area in false colour mode. A false-colour image is an image that depicts a subject in colours that differ from those a full-colour photograph would show. The present image includes measurements in the infrared wavelength, depicting chlorophyll-rich vegetation in red colour. The inclusion of infrared allows determining the state and health of vegetation.
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe’s environment.
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