State Water Resources Research Institute Program

Project ID: 2008AL70B
Title: Estimating Regional and Local Scale Surface Moisture as an Indicator of Drought and Crop Yield Using Thermal IR Remote Sensing
Project Type: Research
Start Date: 3/01/2008
End Date: 2/28/2009
Congressional District: Third
Focus Categories: Hydrology, Drought, Climatological Processes
Keywords: Drought, moisture, thermal remote sensing, MODIS, crop yield
Principal Investigators: Marzen, Luke J.; Hite, Diane (Auburn University)
Federal Funds: $ 15,000
Non-Federal Matching Funds: $ 31,183
Abstract: This project will continue to evaluate and validate methods to use remotely sensed data to estimate surface moisture conditions as an indication of drought and associated economic impacts on crop yield.

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