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1980 AgRISTARS DC/LC project summary: crop area estimates for Kansas and Iowa


Author:
Kleweno, D.D. and Miller, C.E.
Source:
USDA
Year:
1981
Subject:
estimation, crops, satellites, wheat, soybeans, and corn
Abstract:
Extract: This report describes the major crop area estimation element of the 1980 AgRISTARS DC/LC project as implemented by the ESS. Data from NASA earth resources monitoring satellites, LANDSAT II and III, were used in conjunction with conventionally gathered ground data to provide 1980 crop area estimates of harvested winter wheat in Kansas and planted soybeans and corn in Iowa. The major objective of providing these estimates to the Crop Reporting Board prior to each crops annual review was impeded by poor quality and untimely delivery of LANDSAT data.
Language:
English
Permanent URL:
http://handle.nal.usda.gov/10113/20950