Agricultural Water Management: Theories and Practices advances the scientific understanding, development and application of agricultural water management through an integrated approach. This book presents a collection of recent developments and applications of agricultural water management from advanced sources, such as satellite, mesoscale and climate models that are integrated with conceptual modeling systems. Users will find sections on drought, irrigation scheduling, weather forecasting, climate change, precipitation forecasting, and more. By linking these systems, this book provides the first resource to promote the synergistic and multidisciplinary activities of scientists in hydro-meteorological and agricultural sciences.
As agricultural water management has gained considerable momentum in recent decades among the earth and environmental science communities as they seek solutions and an understanding of the concepts integral to agricultural water management, this book is an ideal resource for study and reference.
- Presents translational insights into drought, irrigation scheduling, weather forecasting, climate change and precipitation forecasting
- Advances the scientific understanding, development and application of agricultural water management
- Integrates geo-spatial techniques, agriculture, remote sensing, sustainable water resource development, applications and other diverse areas within earth and environmental, meteorological and hydrological sciences
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Section II: Conventional Methods for Agricultural Water Management
Section III: Advanced Methods for Agricultural Water Management
Section IV: Artificial Intelligence and Hybrid Methods for Agricultural Water Management
Section V: Future Challenges in Agricultural Water Management
Prashant K. Srivastava obtained his PhD from the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Bristol in Bristol, UK,
and currently serves on the faculty at the Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development at Banaras Hindu University in
Varanasi, India. He formerly worked in the Hydrological Sciences Department at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and
is currently an investigator for several national and international projects. He has published 100+ papers, many books, and
several book chapters. He is also acting as an editorial board member of several reputed journals.
Dr Manika Gupta has collaborated with a number of pioneer organizations in the world such as the University of Bristol, NOAA and NASA on remote sensing advancements. Her current research involves assimilation of hyper spectral and microwave (precipitation) data in numerical model for pesticide and soil moisture prediction. Dr Gupta has been the recipient of many awards including EIPRS (Australia), COSPAR (China), CSIR, ICMR, and UGC fellowships from India. She has published more than 25 peer-reviewed journal papers and more than 15 conference papers. Currently she is serving as an editorial board member for 2 journals.
School of Rural and Surveying Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Geography and Environmental Management, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK