Canopy temperature

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canopy temperature

The temperature of plants and/or the vegetative cover.

It is generally measured with infrared thermometers. Canopy temperature is often used to indicate vegetative water status and is used in models for estimating transpiration rates and sensible heat transport from vegetation.

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