Solar Radiation Part 2

Okay, so once we compiled the elevation model, we can create a Solar Radiation model. (I usually make it for the 15th February – the middle of harvest) When I look at individual farms, I usually [...]

Continuing with GIS

So when I look at vineyards or potential vineyard sites, I ask myself – what kind of wine would I want from this site? Yes markets mostly dictate what a farmer plants, but with wine, plant the [...]

Area Solar Radiation

So after my long absence in actually writing something, here we go with the first part on Solar Radiation as a GIS tool to use in decision making as a viticulturist. Solar Radiation First off, [...]

Slopes and vines

The next terrain model I will briefly discuss is the Slope model. Slope (inclination of the land from the horizontal) can either be expressed in degrees or in percentage. I prefer to use degree, [...]

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