Wings Over Washington Flying Theater: The Greatest Show in the Air and Over the Water
Wings Over Washington is a new state-of-theart flying theater that simulates the feeling of soaring with a bald eagle over the Washington State landscape....

A Probabilistic Approach to Karstic Foundation Variability
Karst is a landscape formed in soluble rocks caused by movement of water that has become slightly acidic. Limestone, dolomite, and gypsum are vulnerable to these influences and may be...

Agriculture Water Resource Issues in 2050

Irrigation in 2050

Evaluation of IA SWAT Testing Protocol for ET Controllers
In recent years the Irrigation Association (IA) has developed a testing protocol for Smart Water Application Technologies (SWAT). These technologies consist of irrigation controllers such...

Watershed Modeling for Surface-Groundwater Interaction
Groundwater use has increased rapidly due to irrigation development in the Great Plains. This is especially true in the Republican Basin that intersects the three states of Nebraska, Kansas...

History of the USDA-ARS Experimental Watersheds on the Washita River, Oklahoma
A national experimental watershed network, operated by the Agricultural Research Service of the US Department of Agriculture, was established in 1959 to conduct research on the effects...

Integrated Wetland Design: Sustainability Within the Landscape

A Paradigm Shift in Irrigation Management
In coming decades, irrigated agriculture will be called upon to produce up to two thirds of the increased food supply needed by an expanding world population. But the increasing dependence...

Great Hall
One of the most provocative structures gracing the London landscape, the new City Hall, at More London, is also a world-class model of energy-efficient design....

Irrigation Hydrology: Crossing Scales
Hydrology is the science concerned with distribution, circulation, and properties of water of the earth and its atmosphere, across the full range of time and space scales. Subject matter...

Water Quality Aspects of Irrigation and Drainage: Past History and Future Challenges for Civil Engineers
This paper presents a brief history of irrigation and drainage related to ASCE activities on its Jubilee. This paper discussed legislation and policies that affect irrigation and drainage...

Watershed Management Education at The University of Arizona
Watershed management education at the University of Arizona is described and discussed in the perspective of other educational programs, and national and international activity. The Watershed...

Stochastic and Deterministic Origins of Aquatic and Riparian Habitats
Development of aquatic and riparian habitats involves interactions among large numbers of climatic, geomorphic, hydrologic, and vegetative processes over time. A major component of these...

Hydrogeology and Irrigated Agriculture
A review of drainage problems and groundwater processes on the west side of the San Joaquin Valley (SJV), California, provides useful perspectives on hydrogeology and irrigated agriculture....

Introduction
This chapter serves an introduction for the book. The purpose of the manual is to present to users a process of selecting an irrigation method and to inform them of the capabilities and...

Drip/Micro Irrigation
Drip/micro irrigation (also previously referred to as trickle irrigation) refers to a variety of irrigation methods in which water is delivered directly to small areas adjacent to individual...

Sprinkler Irrigation
In sprinkler irrigation, water is applied to the soil using a pressurized piping system with nozzles, jets, or perforated pipe that sprays the water into the air. These sprinkler devices...

Subirrigation: Water Table Management
Water table management (subirrigation) is accomplished by controlling the water table, usually through a subsurface drainage system. The crop is subirrigated with water being furnished...

Surface Irrigation
Surface irrigation refers to a large group of irrigation methods in which water is distributed by gravity over the surface of the field. Water is typically introduced at the high point...

 

 

 

 

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