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Record number 355281
Title Irrigation performance assessment tool (IPAT)
Author(s) Roerink, G.J.; Noordman, E.J.M.
Source Wageningen : Alterra (Alterra-rapport 1467) - 79
Department(s) Centre Geo-information
Wageningen Environmental Research
Publication type Scientific report
Publication year 2007
Keyword(s) irrigatie - prestatieniveau - waterbeheer - geografische informatiesystemen - remote sensing - irrigation - performance - water management - geographical information systems - remote sensing
Categories Irrigation / Remote Sensing
Abstract Currently, the use of remote sensing data in irrigation water management is very limited, due to its low user-friendliness and the limited acquaintance of irrigation engineers with the remote sensing possibilities. To overcome these problems an easy to use GIS/Remote Sensing user interface is developed (by Alterra and WaterWatch), called Irrigation Performance Assessment Tool (IPAT), in consultation with the end users. IPAT is successfully tested and demonstrated for three pilot areas in Argentina, Mexico and Ukraine. An economic analysis showed that the use of remote sensing data and IPAT can be very cost-effective. The report also gives shortcomings of formely BCRS projects
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