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- Browning, Dawn M.; Karl, Jason W.; Morin, David; Richardson, Andrew D.; Tweedie, Craig E.
- Remote sensing 2017 v.9 no.10
- Bouteloua eriopoda; Prosopis glandulosa; arid grasslands; arid lands; cameras; canopy; computer software; ecosystems; growing season; leaves; moderate resolution imaging spectroradiometer; natural resource management; normalized difference vegetation index; rain; remote sensing; satellites; Southwestern United States
- ... Near surface (i.e., camera) and satellite remote sensing metrics have become widely used indicators of plant growing seasons. While robust linkages have been established between field metrics and ecosystem exchange in many land cover types, assessment of how well remotely-derived season start and end dates depict field conditions in arid ecosystems remain unknown. We evaluated the correspondence b ...