Applied Agrometeorology

Applied Agrometeorology

By: Kees Stigter (editor)Hardback

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Kees Stigter is currently a visiting professor in Africa and Asia for Agromet Vision, The Netherlands. He was the leader of the CAgM Expert Team on writing the third edition of the WMO Guide to Agricultural Meteorological Practices (GAMP). Most of his active career, Dr. Stigter has been affiliated to Wageningen University. dr. Sigter has served as President and Vice President of the Commission for Agricultural Meteorology of the WMO.

Contents

1 Introduction 1.1. Introduction 1.2 Agrometeorology - broad definition 1.3 Agrometeorology - 'end to end' information flow scheme 1.4 Agrometeorology - applications and use 1.5 Agrometeorolgy services 1.6 Boundary and initial conditions for solving problems with agrometeorological components 2 Regional operational applications of agrometeorology 2.1 Introduction 2.2 Examples of agrometeorology services/information developed and used in Africa 2.3 Examples of agrometeorology services/information developed and used in Asia 2.4 Examples of agrometeorology services/information developed and used in South America 2.5 Examples of agrometeorology services/information developed and used in North America, Central America and the Carribean 2.6 Examples of agrometeorology services/information developed and used in the South-West Pacific 2.7 Examples of agrometeorology services/information developed and used in Europe 3 Fields of application in agrometeorology 3.1 Introduction 3.2 Applied agrometeorology of monocropping in the open 3.3 Applied agrometeorology of multiple cropping in the open 3.4 Applied agrometeorology of crops under cover 3.5 Applied agrometeorology in forestry 3.6 Applied agrometeorology of non-forest trees 3.7 Applied agrometeorology in animal husbandry 3.8 Applied agrometeorology in fisheries 3.2 Applied agrometeorology in other forms of agricultural production 4 Methods successfully applied in applications leading to agrometeorological services 4.1 Introduction 4.2 Expert systems 4.3 Field quantifications 4.4 Agricultural statistics 4.5 Monitoring and early warning systems 4.6 Decision support systems 4.7 Modelling and simulation 4.8 Remote sensing 4.9 Geographical Information Systems 4.10 Other approaches.

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/11/2008
  • ISBN13: 9783540746973
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1138
  • ID: 9783540746973
  • weight: 2018
  • ISBN10: 3540746978

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