Special Issue "Advanced Technologies and Methods for Soil Water Monitoring and Management"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 October 2021.
Interests: soil physics; digital soil mapping; proximal soil sensing; geostatistics; inverse modeling
Interests: soil science; digital soil mapping; pedometrics; GIS
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Soil moisture is at the nexus of nexus of food, energy and water systems. The partitioning of precipitation into infiltration, ground water percolation, runoff, and evapotranspiration, as well as the partitioning of heat fluxes at the ground surface are influenced by soil moisture. Soil moisture varies in space and time across scales, and the variations are controlled by meteorological forcing, land cover, topographic features, soil texture, and human activities. To measure, monitor, map, and model soil moisture for enhanced understanding of water and energy cycles across scales and for improved water resource management for global food security under a changing climate and human activities, in situ, proximal, and remote sensing technologies and novel conceptual frameworks have been developed and increasling used in many disciplines, such as agronomy, hydrology, meteorology, ecology, and environmental sciences. This Special Issue collects original research and review articles on the latest advances in technologies and models developed to assist in monitoring, mapping, and modeling soil water dynamics across scales to understand the water cycles and sustainable water resource management.
Dr. Jingyi Huang
Dr. Brendan Malone
Manuscript Submission Information
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- water resource management
- sensing technologies
- Internet of Things
- food security
- climate change
- water cycles