Field Sampling

June 7th, 2012 by Brian Campbell

Mike Cosh

June 7th was our first day of soil moisture sampling in the SMAPVEX12 experiment after two days of training and rehearsal. Beginning at 6:45am, 13 soil moisture teams set out to record surface soil moisture at 59 fields. By 2pm, the teams had returned successfully measuring moisture at 53 fields.

Installing a temporary network station

Justin and Marco sampling near a temporary network station in a spring wheat field.

 

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