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NPP world map, projected to Patterson Cylindrical Projection.
Description NPP world map, projected to Patterson Cylindrical Projection.
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License Creative Commons License
NPP world map (Patterson) by Tobias Jung is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Original image provided by nasa.gov, downloaded on 2015/07/29 from nasa.gov/vision/earth/environment/0624_hanpp_prt.htm
Changes: Projected to Patterson Cylindrical, downscaling.
Remarks This figure shows the global distribution of resource consumption as measured by the amount of net primary production (NPP) appropriated by humans. Global annual NPP refers to the total amount of plant growth generated each year. Plant growth may be measured in terms of grams of carbon used to build stems, leaves and roots. The darker areas on the map indicate greater appropriation of NPP by humans. (Quoted from nasa.gov)
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