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Annual Winter Cropped Area (2001-2016)

NOTE:This data set is originally distributed by NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). To visit the SEDAC data page, click here.

Here we provide this data set for 3 states: Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. 

Data Description:

This data set consists of annual winter cropped areas for most of India (except the Northeastern states) from 2000-2001 to 2015-2016. This data set utilizes the NASA Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Enhanced Vegetation Index (EVI) for the winter growing season (October-March). The spatial resolution of the data set is 1 km.

Recommended Citation(s):

Jain, M., P. Mondal, G. L. Galford, G. Fiske, and R. S. DeFries. 2017. India Annual Winter Cropped Area, 2001-2016. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H47D2S3W. Accessed DAY MONTH YEAR.

Jain, M., P. Mondal, G. L. Galford, G. Fiske, and R. S. DeFries. 2017. An Automated Approach to Map Winter Cropped Area of Smallholder Farms across Large Scales Using MODIS Imagery. Remote Sensing 9 (6): 566. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs9060566.

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