China - Guangdong/Leizhou

In Situ Observations

  1. Parameter: 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
    Data Collection Protocol:

    25 sample plots

    Frequency:
  2. Parameter: Crop height
    Data Collection Protocol:
    Frequency: about 2 times each crop year
  3. Parameter: accuracy of rice identification
    Data Collection Protocol:

    Hundreds of points for land cover type were collected once per season

    Frequency:
  4. Parameter: Crop type
    Data Collection Protocol:

    GPS

    Frequency: 2 times each crop year
  5. Parameter: LAI
    Data Collection Protocol:

    LAI2000

    Frequency: about 2 times each crop year
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