New Study Advances the Science of Measuring Crop Water Use in California’s Delta – Application of this Research Will Improve Water Management

From mavensnotebook.com– A new study organized by state agencies points toward significant improvement in understanding and managing agricultural water use in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. The study compared seven crop consumptive use measurement techniques, including in-field instrumentation, regional weather stations, crop standard evapotranspiration data, computer analysis of satellite and aerial images as well as variations and combinations in how the techniques are applied. (more)