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Applied and Environmental Soil Science
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 868090, 23 pages
Spatially Explicit Estimation of Clay and Organic Carbon Content in Agricultural Soils Using Multi-Annual Imaging Spectroscopy Data
1German Remote Sensing Data Center, German Aerospace Center, Kalkhorstweg 53, 17235 Neustrelitz, Germany
2Remote Sensing Research Group (RSRG), Department of Geography, University of Bonn, Meckenheimer Allee 166, 53115 Bonn, Germany
3Section 1.4 Remote Sensing, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Telegrafenberg, 14473 Potsdam, Germany
Received 14 February 2012; Revised 5 May 2012; Accepted 26 July 2012
Academic Editor: Jose Alexandre Melo Dematte
Copyright © 2012 Heike Gerighausen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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