Instruction on ancillary vegetation measurements in croplands

Download the last version and the previous versions of the Instruction on Ancillary Vegetation Measurements in Croplands, including Green Area Index, Above Ground Biomass and Litter Biomass. This Instruction is based on the following ICOS protocols:

  • Gielen et al. “Ancillary Vegetation Measurements in Croplands”

and published in: under review

The Instruction document can be cited as:
Gielen, B., Op de Beeck, M., & Papale, D. (2017). ICOS Ecosystem Instructions for Ancillary Vegetation Measurements in Croplands (Version 20180126). ICOS Ecosystem Thematic Centre.

Instruction document history and download

Version Changes respect to the previous
Clarified that AGB measurement must be done also in the CP. Frame for the harvest residual reduced to 0.5x0.5 m. Added information about the Submission of BADM variables.
20170911 Clarified that true N must be considered, AGB expanded to all the SP-I locations, corrected inconsistencies.
20170830 First version

doi: 10.18160/e568-rdtd

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