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LTAR Upper Mississippi River Basin - St. Paul - Aspirational Cropping System Phenocam

posted on 2023-11-30, 08:44 authored by John Baker

A stationary camera used to track vegetation phenology overlooking a row crop field that is in an aspirational cropping system (corn/soybean rotation with a living much - Kura Clover). This site is located at the Rosemount Research and Outreach Center in Rosemount, Minnesota. Images are taken every 30 minutes. A link to the Phenocam's network FAQ:

Resources in this dataset:


Agricultural Research Service


Data contact name

Winker, Cody

Data contact email


The University of New Hampshire

Intended use

The primary purpose is to analyze the green and near infrared components of the images to assess vegetation health.

Temporal Extent Start Date



  • irregular


  • Not specified

Geographic Coverage


ISO Topic Category

  • biota
  • environment
  • farming

Ag Data Commons Group

  • Upper Mississippi River Basin
  • Long-Term Agroecosystem Research

National Agricultural Library Thesaurus terms

cameras; vegetation; phenology; cropping systems; corn; soybeans; Minnesota; Trifolium ambiguum; cover crops; biosphere; chlorophyll; leaves

OMB Bureau Code

  • 005:18 - Agricultural Research Service

OMB Program Code

  • 005:040 - National Research

ARS National Program Number

  • 211

Pending citation

  • No

Public Access Level

  • Public

Preferred dataset citation

Baker, John (2021). LTAR Upper Mississippi River Basin - St. Paul - Aspirational Cropping System Phenocam. The University of New Hampshire.