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Banana Field in Southeastern Peru by Andrea Chavez

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Aug 29, 2011
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Jul 26, 2011
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Field visit to farmer's land near Inapari, Peru to distinguish crop cover for remote sensing classification.
The study area encompasses two districts in Southeastern Peru, Iñapari and Iberia, in the province of Tahuamanu, Madre de Dios region and is located in the newly paved Inter-Oceanic Highway, which links the Brazilian southern state of Acre with Peru and is designed to cover a road extension of 1580 km from the Brazilian border to the Peruvian ports. However, this study is narrowed to the road axis Iñapari-Iberia, which covers an area of 2040 km² and an extension of approximately 70 km.
The climate is hot and tropical, seasonally humid, with abundant rains from October to March and a short dry season from June to September. Land-use patterns are associated with major productive activities and consist of slash and burn-based subsistence agriculture (mainly rice, beans, and maize), forest extraction, and to a lesser extent cattle ranching. The overall Madre de Dios region can be characterized by the following land uses: permanent crops (0.2%), extensive agriculture (0.5%), cultivated pasture for cattle ranching (3.4%), research units (0.1%), urban sectors (1%), and forest (94.8%).


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GigaPan Stitch version 1.1.1564 (Windows)
Panorama size: 96 megapixels (13540 x 7140 pixels)
Input images: 176 (16 columns by 11 rows)
Field of view: 44.1 degrees wide by 23.3 degrees high (top=11.8, bottom=-11.5)
Settings:
Vignette correction on: c1=0.0267 c2=-0.0178
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot SX120 IS
Image size: 3648x2736 (10.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2011-07-26 10:57:17 - 2011-07-26 11:06:22
Aperture: f/5
Exposure time: 0.003125
ISO: 100
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 169.3 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 81.5 to 83.3 percent
Vertical overlap: 83.1 to 84.6 percent
Computer stats: 3963.99 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 28:47 (9.8 seconds per picture)
Alignment: 12:40, Projection: 8:30, Blending: 7:37
(Preview finished in 22:44)

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