Field areaSampling Feature Type ⤴
A location at which field experiments or observations of ambient conditions are conducted. A field area may contain many sites and has a geographical footprint that can be represented by a polygon.
Used by CriticalZone.org
Useful for Critical Zone Observatory network and other programs to describe a terrestrial research area. Can be hiearchical (i.e. CRB-CZO > WhiteClayCreek@SWRC > TransectA. See http://criticalzone.org/christina/infrastructure/field-areas-christina/).