Improved evaluation of bay (and furrow) irrigation

Rojas-Ponce, Samuel and Smith, Rod and Gillies, Malcolm (2011) Improved evaluation of bay (and furrow) irrigation. In: Irrigation 2011: New Horizons, Fresh Ideas Regional Conference and Exhibition, 22-25 Aug 2011, Launceston, Australia.

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Abstract

Evaluation of irrigation performance is a necessary pre-requisite for performance improvement. This paper describes a new evaluation process for bay irrigation that involves use of the new simulation model SISCO (developed by the CRC IF) and continuous measurement of water depth at a number of locations down the length of the bay. This process overcomes the previous difficulties in evaluating bay irrigation performance.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Poster)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Deposited with blanket permission of Irrigation Australia Ltd.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - No Department
Date Deposited: 18 Jun 2012 05:15
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 01:12
Uncontrolled Keywords: irrigation monitoring; irrigation software; furrow; bay
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0701 Agriculture, Land and Farm Management > 070105 Agricultural Systems Analysis and Modelling
07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0799 Other Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 079901 Agricultural Hydrology (Drainage, Flooding, Irrigation, Quality, etc.)
09 Engineering > 0905 Civil Engineering > 090509 Water Resources Engineering
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): D Environment > 96 Environment > 9609 Land and Water Management > 960905 Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Water Management
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/21353

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