July 2008


canopy cover
Jul 18, 2008USDA Researchers Use Landsat to Estimate Horticultural Canopy Cover and Crop Water Demand

Horticultural crops account for almost 50% of crop sales in the United States, and these crops are carefully managed to ensure good quality. But more information is needed about the crops' growth and response to seasonal and climatic changes so [...]

Burma: Post-Flood Rice Impact Analysis
Jul 9, 2008USDA FAS Uses GIS, MODIS, and Landsat to Monitor Rice Production in Burma

Source: ESRI Press Release, Redlands, California, USA Subsequent to Cyclone Nargis, a category 3 tropical storm that struck the low-lying and heavily populated coastline of Myanmar (Burma) on May 2, 2008, the Foreign Agriculture Service (FAS) of [...]