Special Issue "Development and Application of Soil and Water Engineering Models"

A special issue of Agronomy (ISSN 2073-4395). This special issue belongs to the section "Agricultural Engineering".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 May 2021.

Special Issue Editors

Prof. Dr. Salvatore Straface
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Guest Editor
Department of Environmental Engineering, University of Calabria, P. Bucci 42B, 87036 Arcavacata di Rende, Italy
Interests: flow and solute transport modelling; hydrogeophysical methods for porous media; numeric automata-cellular models for parallel computing
Dr. Lorenzo Pugliese
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Guest Editor
Soil Physics and Hydropedology, Department of Agroecology, Aarhus University, Blichers Allé 20, 8830 Tjele, Denmark
Interests: flow and solute transport modelling; hydrology; soil physics
Prof. Dr. Goswin Johann Heckrath
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Guest Editor
Soil Physics and Hydropedology, Department of Agroecology, Aarhus University, Blichers Allé 20, 8830 Tjele, Denmark
Interests: soil chemistry; soil erosion; soil physics; soil quality

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Mathematical models are essential tools for promoting optimal and sustainable agriculture production. Erosion and hydrological models have been largely investigated to provide information for land-use and watershed management and support the action at field scale of land managers and agricultural engineers. However, a further effort is needed for obtaining more reliable and long-term information, taking into consideration the combined effects of the hydrological cycle, erosion and sediment transport, and the impact of climate change. A valuable contribution is expected from the most recent development of geospatial technologies, including GIS and remote sensing. Please share your research findings in this Special Issue. Submissions on (but not limited to) the following topics are invited: 1) mathematical models for sustainable agriculture; 2) soil–water mass balance models; 3) advances in erosion and hydrological models; 4) climate change and water resource management, 5) GIS and remote sensing applications for soil and water conservation.

Prof. Dr. Salvatore Straface
Dr. Lorenzo Pugliese
Prof. Dr. Goswin Johann Heckrath
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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Keywords

  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Agricultural engineering
  • Soil and water conservation
  • Erosion and hydrological models
  • Irrigation management
  • Climate change
  • Sustainable drainage systems
  • GIS and remote sensing applications

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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