USA - Iowa

Site Description

Locations

USA - Iowa
Site Extent   Centroid: 42.25, -93.5
Top left: 42.6, -93.8 Bottom Right: 41.9, -93.2

Location: South Fork, Iowa (Hardin and Hamilton Counties, Iowa, USA).

Topography: Flat

Soils: Clay Loam

Drainage class/irrigation: Poorly Drained, Installed Drainage Tiles, limited irrigation.

Crop calendar: April/May Planting, September/October Harvest

Field size : 800 m by 800 m

Climate and weather: Temperate/Humid

Agricultural methods used: Corn and Soybean, no-till and tilled.

Photograph(s):


Student collects soil moisture data during SMAPVEX16 in South Fork IA.

 


Precipitation/soil moisture station at South Fork, IA

 


Field Team for IOP2 of SMAPVEX16

 

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