Collection, Quality Control and Dissemination of Weather Data for Irrigation and Other Operations in an Automated Setting

by Kenneth G. Hubbard, Univ of Nebraska, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Planning Now for Irrigation and Drainage in the 21st Century


High technology has made it possible to completely automate the collection of weather data. Care must be taken in designing the automated system to generalize the software components thereby avoiding costly reprogramming when new stations or sensors are added. In Nebraska more than 13,000 accesses are made annually to the Automated Weather Data Network.

Subject Headings: Automation and robotics | Weather forecasting | Irrigation | Information management | Quality control | Data collection | Computer software | Nebraska | United States

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