The objective of this experiment is to determine if various small grains can be discriminated from each other based on their spectral reflectance. The experiment includes spring wheat, durum wheat, oats, and barley. This experiment is an expansion of the small grains North Dakota experiments for 1975 and 1976 and is also related to the small grains Kansas experiments done at the Finney County, Kansas agriculture experiment station during 1975, 1976 and 1977. These data were collected as a part of the LACIE Field Measurements Project; more information can be found in the LACIE Field Measurements Project Plan, 1976-77 and in the LACIE Field Measurements Data Library Catalog Volume III, 1976-77 crop year.
The test took place in 1977.
The supporting docs include a brief summary of used instruments, a wavelength table (Wavelength_ASCII.txt), reflectance note and reflectance tables (ReflectanceTable206.txt and ReflectanceTableMulti.txt), and file format description (ExperimentDataFormat3.txt). The format description file is in ASCII format in lines of 80 characters.
This research dataset is part the Field Research Data Library that consists of over 200,000 spectral observations of soils and vegetation that have been collected since 1972 till 1991 as part of the research focused on vegetation and soils at the Laboratory for Applications of Remote Sensing (LARS) located at the Purdue University.
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- Location: NDSU Experiment Station, Williston, ND
- County: Williams
- Latitude/Longitude: 0480758N 1034434W
- Illumination: Solar
- Spectrometer: Exotech 20C-SW: (Wavelength Range: 0.40-2.40 um)
- Landsat MSS Band Radiometer: Exotech 100 (Wavelength Range: 0.50-1.10 um)
- Experiment Type: Crops - Barley, Durum, Oats, Spring Wheat
- Exotech 20C-SW Data File (707 KB): 771212.001.txt
- Exotech 100 Data File (1310 KB): 771212.051.txt