China - Shandong

Site Description

Locations

Shandong
Site Extent   Centroid: 36.831, 116.569
Top left: 37.331, 116.319 Bottom Right: 36.331, 116.819

Location

  • Top-Left: Latitude: 37.331°N Longitude: 116.319°E
  • Bottom-Right: Latitude: 36.331°N Longitude: 116.819°E

Topography

  •  Plain 

Soils

  •  Soils in the study site are mainly alluvial soil. 

Drainage class/irrigation

  •  Almost all the farmlands are irrigated in the site. Irrigation water are mainly from river or underground water. 

Crop calendar

  •  Typical crop rotation is winter wheat and corn.
  • The crop calendar for winter wheat is from mid-October to early June of the next year, and for corn is from mid-June to end of September. 

Field size

  •  Typical field size is 2000 - 8000 m². 

Climate and weather

  •  The climatic zone is temperate, semi-arid, monsoon climate. The annual mean temperature is about 13.1℃. The annual mean precipitation is about 582 mm, concentrated from late June to September. 

 

Figure 1: Crop condition map of North China Plain uncropped arable land ratio adjusted NDVI for early May, 2011. The maps show the condition of the crop compared to the previous year.

©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)