The demonstration site chosen in China is located in the western part of the Shandong province.
The climate is temperate to semi-arid and includes a monsoon period.
The main crops on this site are wheat, vegetables, maize and paddy rice.
Two growing seasons can be observed from October to May and from June to September.
The cropping landscape is rather homogeneous with fields varying from 0.2 to 0.8 ha.
The coordination of the activities related to field data collection and product assessment over the Chinese site is ensured by the Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI).