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Sustainable irrigation and drainage; proceedings.


Sustainable irrigation and drainage; proceedings.

International Conference on Sustainable Irrigation and Drainage; Management, Technologies and Policies (4th: 2012: Adelaide, Australia) Ed. By H. Bjornlund, C.A. Brebbia and S. Wheeler.

WIT Press


522 pages



WIT transactions on ecology and the environment; v.168


The 44 papers in this collection cover the state of the art in irrigation, irrigation modeling, irrigation systems and planning, sustainable irrigation and water re-use, irrigation management, governance for sustainable irrigation, and water trade issues. Among the topics are the econometric assessment of the impact of drought on the Murray-Darling Basin irrigation, drip versus surface irrigation in long term environmental modeling of soil-water-plant exposed to saline water, a fuzzy logic based irrigation management system in arid regions applied to the state of Qatar, determining water requirements and irrigation timing for Amaranthus hybridus in Maiduguri metropolis in northeastern Nigeria, developing an asset management plan for sustainable future Indonesian irrigation systems, Chestermere Lake in Alberta as a case study of the recreational value of irrigation infrastructure, and price and volume relationships across water trading zones There is no subject index. The US office of WIT Press is Computational Mechanics.

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Title Annotation:WIT transactions on ecology and the environment, vol. 168
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Date:Feb 1, 2013
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