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Record number 304272
Title Remote sensing and simulation modelling for on-demand irrigation systems management
Author(s) Urso, G. D'; Menenti, M.; Santini, A.
Source In: Irrigation scheduling: from theory to practice / Smith, M., Pereira, L.S., Berengena, J., Itier, B., Goussard, J., Ragab, R., Tollefson, L., van Hofwegen, P., - p. 305 - 312.
Department(s) Winand Staring Centre for Integrated Land, Soil and Water Research
Publication type Chapter in scientific book
Publication year 1996
Abstract This paper describes a procedure for monitoring and improving the performance of on-demand irrigation networks, based on the integration of remote sensing techniques and simulation modelling of water flow in each component of the system. In order to adequately reproduce the actual operation of an on-demand irrigation system, the physical characteristics of the irrigation systems (crop, soil and distribution network) are linked to the farmers' irrigation criteria and preferences. The development of this procedure, which is currently being implemented in a district in South Italy, is of great support to improving the management and monitoring of irrigation systems.
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