NASA Photo ID: STS031-92-045       File Name: 10063615.jpg
  Film Type: 70mm                    Date Taken: 04/29/90
  Title: Agriculture, Rio Sao Francisco, Brazil
  Description:
  This infrared scene of agriculture and ranching enterprises along the 
  middle  portion of the Rio Sao Francisco basin of Brazil (13.0S, 43.5 W)
  shows the  usefulness of infrared film in determining types of vegetation. 
  This region  of Brazil has been under study for agriculture and ranching
  enterprises for  several years.  However, unpredictable rainfall and
  frequent severe droughts  have limited the success of these enterprises.                  
  
  Subject terms:
  AGRICULTURE                             
  BRAZIL                                  
  COLOR INFRARED PHOTOGRAPHY              
  DEFORESTATION                           
  EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE)         
  LAND MANAGEMENT                         
  RIVERS                                  
  STS-31                                  
  

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