Central India Data-Collab


is a project of the Network for Conserving Central India and is maintained at the University of Delaware.

Annual Winter Cropped Area (2001-2016)

NOTE: this data set is originally distributed by NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). To visit the SEDAC data page, click here.

Here we provide this data set for 3 states: Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. 

Data Description:

This data set consists of annual winter cropped areas for most of India (except the Northeastern states) from 2000-2001 to 2015-2016. This data set utilizes the NASA Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Enhanced Vegetation Index (EVI) for the winter growing season (October-March). The spatial resolution of the data set is 1 km.

Recommended Citation(s):

Jain, M., P. Mondal, G. L. Galford, G. Fiske, and R. S. DeFries. 2017. India Annual Winter Cropped Area, 2001-2016. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H47D2S3W. Accessed DAY MONTH YEAR.

Jain, M., P. Mondal, G. L. Galford, G. Fiske, and R. S. DeFries. 2017. An Automated Approach to Map Winter Cropped Area of Smallholder Farms across Large Scales Using MODIS Imagery. Remote Sensing 9 (6): 566. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs9060566.

Data Download Links:

2001 (481 KB)                      2009 (571 KB)

2002 (505 KB)                      2010 (616 KB)

2003 (539 KB)                      2011 (650 KB)

2004 (558 KB)                      2012 (644 KB)

2005 (634 KB)                      2013 (642 KB)

2006 (533 KB)                      2014 (719 KB)

2007 (566 KB)                      2015 (705 KB)

2008 (609 KB)                      2016 (640 KB)

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