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AgRISTARS/LACIE Collection
D-342  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: AgRISTARS/LACIE Collection
    Dates: circa 1970-1989
    Collection Number: D-342
    Creator/Collector: AgRISTARS Program. LACIE (Project : U.S.)
    Extent: 464 linear feet
    Repository: UC Davis. Special Collections
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Abstract: Aerial photographic negatives and transparencies of croplands. Country areas include Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, India, USSR, and United States.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    AgRISTARS/LACIE Collection. UC Davis. Special Collections

    Biography/Administrative History

    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.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Aerial photographic negatives and transparencies of croplands. Country areas include Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, India, USSR, and United States.

    Indexing Terms

    Agriculture -- Remote sensing.
    Crops and soils -- Remote sensing.
    Agricultural estimating and reporting.
    Landsat satellites.
    Multispectral imaging.

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