Simultaneous with the satellite overpass, numerous ground data were collected, soil gravimetric moisture, volumetric moisture, and soil bulk density by the cutting ring, the mean soil temperature from 0-5cm by the probe thermometer, the canopy and the land surface temperature by the hand-held infrared thermometer.
See WATER: Dataset of setting of the sampling plots and stripes in the foci experimental area of Linze station for more information.
Data Citation Huang Chunlin, Wang Weizhen, Ge Chunmei, Ge Yingchun, Hu Xiaoli, Li Hongxing, Li Xiaoyu, Wang Yang, Wang Xufeng, Wu Lizong, Wu Yueru, Yu Fan, Zhu Shijie. WATER: Dataset of ground truth measurements synchronizing with the airborne microwave radiometers (L&K bands) mission in the Linze grassland foci experimental area on Jul. 8, 2008. Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences; South China Agricultural University. 2008. doi:10.3972/water973.0072.db
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