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Frost Forecasting for FruitgrowersProgress in forecasting from satellite data reviewed. University study found data from satellites displayed in color and used to predict frost are valuable aid to agriculture. Study evaluated scheme to use Earth-temperature data from Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite in computer model that determines when and where freezing temperatures endanger developing fruit crops, such as apples, peaches and cherries in spring and citrus crops in winter.
Document ID
19830000243
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Authors
Martsolf, J. D. (University of Florida)
Chen, E. (University of Florida)
Date Acquired
August 11, 2013
Publication Date
October 1, 1983
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 7
Issue: 4
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
MATHEMATICS AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
Report/Patent Number
KSC-11241
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.