Candy Land: Images Reveal Forests' True Colors

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Candy-colored Forest

Credit: Carnegie Airborne Observatory, Carnegie Institution for Science
This three-dimensional chemical map of a forest in Panama uses colors to reveal the different chemical compositions of vegetation. Similar maps help researchers…Read More »

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