Aerial photographic negatives and transparencies of croplands. Country areas include Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada,
China, India, USSR, and United States.
Collection represents the first major step in instituting an automated system capable of monitoring crop conditions and estimating
crop production on a worldwide basis. Accompanying documents assist in the identification of small grains, such as wheat,
using satellite imagery. This joint agricultural monitoring effort included the National Aeronautics and Space Administration,
the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for permission
to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication
is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to
include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Collection is open for research.