H33H:
Advances in Measurement and Modeling Approaches for Improving Water Efficiency in Irrigated Agriculture Posters

Wednesday, 17 December 2014: 1:40 PM-6:00 PM
Chairs:  Trenton E Franz, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, United States and John B Gates, Univ Nebraska Lincoln-Geoscien, Lincoln, NE, United States
Primary Conveners:  Trenton E Franz, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, United States
Co-conveners:  Brian K Hornbuckle, Iowa State Univ, Ames, IA, United States, Rafael Rosolem, University of Bristol, Bristol, BS8, United Kingdom and John B Gates, Univ Nebraska Lincoln-Geoscien, Lincoln, NE, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Rafael Rosolem, University of Bristol, Bristol, BS8, United Kingdom

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

931
 
Recents declines in potential evapotranspiration over South Africa: potential causes and implications for maize yield and irrigation demand
Lyndon D Estes, Kelly K Caylor, Nathaniel Chaney, Julio Enrique Herrera-Estrada, Justin Sheffield and Eric F Wood, Princeton Univ, Princeton, NJ, United States
932
 
Monitoring and Modeling Crop Health and Water Use via in-situ, Airborne and Space-based Platforms
Matthew F McCabe, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Biological and Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
933
 
Field-Scale Soil Moisture Observations in Irrigated Agriculture Fields Using the Cosmic-ray Neutron Rover
Trenton E Franz1, William Alexander Avery1, Catherine Emily Finkenbiner1, Tiejun Wang1 and Luca Brocca2, (1)University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, United States, (2)IRPI, Perugia, Italy
934
 
Improving the Operability of the Cosmic-ray Neutron Soil Moisture Method: Remote Sensing of Fresh Biomass in Crops
William Alexander Avery, Catherine Emily Finkenbiner, Trenton E Franz, Anthony L Nguy-Robertson and Andrew Suyker, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, United States
935
 
Improving the Operability of the Cosmic-ray Neutron Soil Moisture Method: Estimation of Soil Calibration Parameters Using Global Datasets
Catherine Emily Finkenbiner1, William Alexander Avery1, Trenton E Franz1, Francisco Munoz-Arriola2 and Rafael Rosolem3, (1)University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, United States, (2)University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, United States, (3)University of Bristol, Bristol, BS8, United Kingdom
936
 
Simulated errors in deep drainage beneath irrigated settings: Partitioning vegetation, texture and irrigation effects using Monte Carlo
Justin Philip Gibson1, John B Gates2 and Paolo Nasta1, (1)University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, United States, (2)Univ Nebraska Lincoln-Geoscien, Lincoln, NE, United States
937
 
Quantifying the Usefulness of Ensemble-Based Precipitation Forecasts with Respect to Water Use and Yield during a Field Trial
Emily Christ1, Peter John Webster1, Guy Collins2 and Seth Byrd2, (1)Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Atlanta, GA, United States, (2)The University of Georgia, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Tifton, GA, United States
938
 
An Innovative Modeling and Measurement Approach to Improve Rice Water Use Efficiency in California
Aliasghar Montazar1, Cayle Little2, Honza Rejmanek1, Gwen Tindula1 and Richard L Snyder1, (1)University of California Davis, Davis, CA, United States, (2)California Department of Water Resources, DWR, Sacramento, United States
939
 
Modeling temporal and spatial variability of crop yield
Sara Bonetti1, Gabriele Manoli2, Elia Scudiero3, Francesco Morari2, Mario Putti2 and Pietro Teatini2, (1)Duke University, Durham, NC, United States, (2)University of Padua, Padua, Italy, (3)University of California Riverside, Chino, CA, United States
941
 
Development of an Improved Irrigation Subroutine in SWAT to Simulate the Hydrology of Rice Paddy Grown under Submerged Conditions
Bindhu v Muraleedharan, Karpagam Kathirvel, Balaji Narasimhan and Nithila Devi Nallasamy, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India
942
 
New steady-state models for water-limited cropping systems using saline irrigation waters: Analytical solutions and applications
Todd H Skaggs, Ray G Anderson, Dennis Lee Corwin and Donald L Suarez, USDA-ARS, U.S. Salinity Laboratory, Riverside, CA, United States
943
 
Evaluation of the performance of the van Genuchten equation using a large database on soil water retention of tropical soils in Brazil
Marta Vasconcelos Ottoni1,2, Martinus Van Genuchten3, Maria Leonor Ribeiro Casimiro Lopes Assad4 and Achiles eduardo Monteiro1, (1)Geological Survey of Brazil (CPRM), Department of Hydrology, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, (2)USDA, ARS, Environmental Microbial and Food Safety Lab, Beltsville, MD, United States, (3)Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, UFRJ, Department of Mechanical Engineering, COPPE/LTTC, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, (4)Federal University of S√£o Carlos (UFSCar), Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection, Araras, Sao Paulo, Brazil
944
 
The Role of Windbreaks in Reducing Water Resources Use in Irrigated Agriculture
Thomas A Cochrane and Tonny T de Vries, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
945
 
Simultaneous Improvement in Water Use, Productivity and Albedo Through Crop Structural Modification
Darren Drewry, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States, Praveen Kumar, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, United States and Stephen Long, University of Illinois, Department of Plant Biology and Crop Sciences, Urbana, IL, United States
 
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