Extraction of MODIS land surface temperature and its validation over Samastipur district of Bihar


  • RAJESH G. M. Department of Soil and Water Conservation Engineering, Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur-680656, Kerala
  • SUDARSHAN PRASAD Department of Soil and Water Engineering, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University, Pusa-848125, Samastipur, Bihar




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How to Cite

RAJESH G. M., & SUDARSHAN PRASAD. (2024). Extraction of MODIS land surface temperature and its validation over Samastipur district of Bihar. Journal of Agrometeorology, 26(1), 124–127. https://doi.org/10.54386/jam.v26i1.2279



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