Kenya - Murang'a

Specific Project Objectives & Deliverables

  • Land cover and land use survey in june 2013 (600 GPS points)
  • Cropping systems survey in june 2014
  • LAI (mean and variability) measurements of 20 plots of coffee in association with Grevillea, Macadamia
  • Tree-crown size, and tree exact location in the 20 plots
  • Great challenges due to the complexity of the canopy, and the great diversity of vegetal types
  • First basic map of land cover, not yet validated
  • Typology to refine, land-use and cropping systems to be identified
  • Intra-plot classification of measured trees to be done
  • Comparison and validation of this intraplot map with the field data
  • LAI/structure to be analyzed
     
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