Sensing Technologies For Precision Irrigation [electronic resource] / by Dubravko Ćulibrk, Dejan Vukobratovic, Vladan Minic, Marta Alonso Fernandez, Javier Alvarez Osuna, Vladimir Crnojevic.
Contributor(s): Vukobratovic, Dejan [author.] | Minic, Vladan [author.] | Alonso Fernandez, Marta [author.] | Alvarez Osuna, Javier [author.] | Crnojevic, Vladimir [author.] | SpringerLink (Online service).Material type: BookSeries: SpringerBriefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering: Publisher: New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer, 2014Description: X, 96 p. 25 illus. online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781461483298.Subject(s): Engineering | Remote sensing | Geographical information systems | Telecommunication | Engineering | Communications Engineering, Networks | Geographical Information Systems/Cartography | Remote Sensing/PhotogrammetryDDC classification: 621.382 Online resources: Click here to access online
Preface -- Wireless Sensor Network Technology for Precision Agriculture -- Sources of Remote Sensing Data for Precision Irrigation -- GIS Applications for Irrigation Management -- Concluding Remarks.
This brief provides an overview of state-of-the-art sensing technologies relevant to the problem of precision irrigation, an emerging field within the domain of precision agriculture. Applications of wireless sensor networks, satellite data and geographic information systems in the domain are covered. This brief presents the basic concepts of the technologies and emphasizes the practical aspects that enable the implementation of intelligent irrigation systems. The authors target a broad audience interested in this theme and organize the content in five chapters, each concerned with a specific technology needed to address the problem of optimal crop irrigation. Professionals and researchers will find the text a thorough survey with practical applications.