China - Guangdong/Leizhou

Operational Implementation Plans

The mapping resolution is 1:50,000 scale.

Timeliness (with regards to growing season): March – November.

Operational implementation plans: crop monitoring

The current project phase is research and operational pilot.

In situ Data:

  • 25 sample plots were established for measurements of rice canopy parameters like planting pattern, growing stage, seeding/transplanting date, plant height, Leaf area index(LAI), weather condition and digital photos during key rice growing stages concurrently with the satellite pass.
  • Hundreds of points for land cover type were collected once per season to assess the accuracy of rice identification.
©2015 Joint Experiment for Crop Assessment and Monitoring
© HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN IN RIGHT OF CANADA SA MAJESTE LA REINE DU CHEF DU CANADA (2015)