Minimising evaporation loss from irrigation storages

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Pittaway, Pam, Hancock, Nigel, Scobie, Michael and Craig, Ian. 2018. "Minimising evaporation loss from irrigation storages." Guangnan, Chen (ed.) Advances in agricultural machinery and technologies. Boca Raton, United States. CRC Press. pp. 289-306
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Minimising evaporation loss from irrigation storages

Book Chapter CategoryEdited book (chapter)
ERA Publisher ID1624
Book TitleAdvances in agricultural machinery and technologies
AuthorsPittaway, Pam (Author), Hancock, Nigel (Author), Scobie, Michael (Author) and Craig, Ian (Author)
EditorsGuangnan, Chen
Page Range289-306
Chapter Number12
Number of Pages18
Year2018
PublisherCRC Press
Place of PublicationBoca Raton, United States
ISBN9781498754125
9781351132381
Web Address (URL)https://www.crcpress.com/Advances-in-Agricultural-Machinery-and-Technologies/Chen/p/book/9781498754125
Abstract

Viewed via satellite or aircraft, a landscape feature of most warm countries around the world is the considerable number of glistening storages used for stock watering, and particularly, irrigation. Such storages are almost always shallow, these being defined as having a water depth of less that 5m when full. Evaporation rages for shallow open water in Australia are generally within the range of 2-5m annually, i.e. a major proportion of the stores volume. Estimates of the total fresh water to do 10% to 30% of the total water utilised for agricultural purposed (Gallego-Elvira et al, 2011). since 60% to 80 % of available fresh water is consumed for the purposes of irrigation, this amounts to a very great deal of water globally. the challenge is on for engineers as well as farmers to meet water and food security requirement for a predicted world population of 10 billion people by 2050. Minimising loss of water from irrigation storages therefore remains an issue of obvious priority.

Keywordsevaporation, water loss, dam monitoring
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020300201. Agricultural hydrology
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Development of a smart monolayer application system for reducing evaporation from farm dams: introductory paper
Brink, G. N., Symes, T. W. and Hancock, N. H.. 2011. "Development of a smart monolayer application system for reducing evaporation from farm dams: introductory paper." Australian Journal of Multi-Disciplinary Engineering. 8 (2), pp. 121-130.
Assessment of the performance of evaporation suppressant films: analysis and limitations of simple trialling methods
Hancock, N. H., Pittaway, P. A. and Symes, T. W.. 2011. "Assessment of the performance of evaporation suppressant films: analysis and limitations of simple trialling methods." Australian Journal of Multi-Disciplinary Engineering. 8 (2), pp. 157-168.
Monitoring the performance of covered anaerobic ponds in the treatment of abattoir waste
McCabe, B. K., Pittaway, P., Baillie, C. and Harris, P.. 2011. "Monitoring the performance of covered anaerobic ponds in the treatment of abattoir waste." Banhazi, T., Saunders, C. and Hegarty, R. (ed.) SEAg 2011: Diverse Challenges, Innovative Solutions. Gold Coast, Australia 29 - 30 Sep 2011 Canberra, Australia.
Compost application to replace spagnum peat and to suppress pythium root rot in turf in the Middle East
Pittaway, P.. 2011. "Compost application to replace spagnum peat and to suppress pythium root rot in turf in the Middle East." 1st International Symposium on Organic Matter Management and Compost Use in Horticulture (ISHS 2014). Adelaide, Australia 2014 Adelaide, South Australia.
Evaluation of sap flow sensors to measure the transpiration rate of plants during sprinkler irrigation
Uddin, J., Smith, R. J., Hancock, N. H. and Foley, J.. 2011. "Evaluation of sap flow sensors to measure the transpiration rate of plants during sprinkler irrigation." Banhazi, T., Saunders, C. and Hegarty, R. (ed.) SEAg 2011: Diverse Challenges, Innovative Solutions. Gold Coast, Australia 29 - 30 Sep 2011 Canberra, Australia.
Eddy covariance measurements of the total evaporation during sprinkler irrigation - preliminary results
Uddin, J., Smith, R. J., Hancock, N. H. and Foley, J.. 2011. "Eddy covariance measurements of the total evaporation during sprinkler irrigation - preliminary results." Banhazi, T., Saunders, C. and Hegarty, R. (ed.) SEAg 2011: Diverse Challenges, Innovative Solutions. Gold Coast, Australia 29 - 30 Sep 2011 Canberra, Australia.
Real-time data requirements for model-based adaptive control of irrigation scheduling in cotton
McCarthy, A. C., Hancock, N. H. and Raine, S. R.. 2011. "Real-time data requirements for model-based adaptive control of irrigation scheduling in cotton." Australian Journal of Multi-Disciplinary Engineering. 8 (2), pp. 189-206.
HCL. Trade Mark No.1044991 (as a series in Class 9, Scientific Apparatus, Measuring Apparatus) registered from 07 March 2005 (for ten years)
Hancock, Nigel and Maxwell, Andrew. 2005. HCL. Trade Mark No.1044991 (as a series in Class 9, Scientific Apparatus, Measuring Apparatus) registered from 07 March 2005 (for ten years). 1044991
HCL [Trademark]
Hancock, Nigel and Maxwell, Andrew. 2006. HCL [Trademark].
Method and apparatus for measuring electrical conductivity
Hancock, Nigel Harold, Maxwell, Andrew Douglas and Ah Fock, Antonio Louis. 2005. Method and apparatus for measuring electrical conductivity. 2005205611
Growth and characterisation of Chlorella vulgaris under increased lipid culture regimes
Harris, Peter, McCabe, Bernadette K. and Pittaway, Pam. 2010. "Growth and characterisation of Chlorella vulgaris under increased lipid culture regimes." Goh, Steven C. and Wang, Hao (ed.) 2010 Southern Region Engineering Conference (SREC 2010). Toowoomba, Australia 11 - 12 Nov 2010 Toowoomba, Australia.
Resilience to bacterial degradation and biosurfactant disruption as selection criteria for improved artificial monolayer compounds
Pittaway, Pam, Herzig, Michael, van den Ancker, Tania and Barnes, Geoff. 2009. "Resilience to bacterial degradation and biosurfactant disruption as selection criteria for improved artificial monolayer compounds." Lemckert, Charles (ed.) IWER 2009: International Workshop on Evaporation from Reservoirs. Gold Coast, Australia 09 - 11 Dec 2009 Gold Coast, Australia.
Revisiting artificial monolayers as a strategy to reduce evaporative loss from large open water storages
Pittaway, P., Hancock, N., Brink, G., Symes, T. and Schmidt, E.. 2009. "Revisiting artificial monolayers as a strategy to reduce evaporative loss from large open water storages ." Kenway, S. J. and Begbie, D. K. (ed.) 1st Urban Water Security Research Alliance Science Forum (UWSRA 2009). Brisbane, Australia 17 - 18 Aug 2009 Brisbane, Australia.
Method and apparatus for measuring electrical conductivity
Hancock, Nigel H., Maxwell, Andrew D. and Ahfock, Tony L.. 2008. Method and apparatus for measuring electrical conductivity. AG01N2702FI
Automated internode length measurement of cotton plants under field conditions
McCarthy, C. L., Hancock, N. H. and Raine, S. R.. 2009. "Automated internode length measurement of cotton plants under field conditions." Transactions of the ASABE. 52 (6), pp. 2093-2103.
Identifying major contributing sources to odour annoyance using a non-specific gas sensor array
Sohn, Jae Ho, Pioggia, Giovanni, Craig, Ian P., Stuetz, Richard M. and Atzeni, Michael G.. 2009. "Identifying major contributing sources to odour annoyance using a non-specific gas sensor array." Biosystems Engineering. 102 (3), pp. 305-312. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biosystemseng.2008.12.010
Loss of storage water through evaporation with particular reference to arid and semi-arid zone pastoralism in Australia (Working paper no. 19, the WaterSmart™ Literature Reviews)
Craig, Ian. 2008. Loss of storage water through evaporation with particular reference to arid and semi-arid zone pastoralism in Australia (Working paper no. 19, the WaterSmart™ Literature Reviews). Alice Springs, NT, Australia. Desert Knowledge CRC.
On-the-go machine vision sensing of cotton plant geometric parameters: first results
McCarthy, Cheryl, Hancock, Nigel and Raine, Steven. 2008. "On-the-go machine vision sensing of cotton plant geometric parameters: first results." Billingsley, John and Bradbeer, Robin (ed.) 13th Annual Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice. (M2VIP 2006). Toowoomba, Australia 05 - 07 Dec 2006 Germany. pp. 305-312 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-74027-8_26
Spray drift of pesticides arising from aerial application in cotton
Woods, Nicholas, Craig, Ian, Dorr, Gary and Young, Brian. 2001. "Spray drift of pesticides arising from aerial application in cotton." Journal of Environmental Quality. 30, pp. 697-701. https://doi.org/10.2134/jeq2001.303697x
The spinning pins nozzle: a new controlled droplet applicator for aircraft
Craig, Ian. 2003. The spinning pins nozzle: a new controlled droplet applicator for aircraft. Patent Application No. 779967
Comparison of precise water depth measurements on agricultural storages with open-water evaporation estimates
Craig, I. P.. 2006. "Comparison of precise water depth measurements on agricultural storages with open-water evaporation estimates." Agricultural Water Management. 85 (1-2), pp. 193-200. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2006.04.010
The GDS model - a rapid computational technique for the calculation of aircraft spray drift buffer distances
Craig, Ian. 2004. "The GDS model - a rapid computational technique for the calculation of aircraft spray drift buffer distances." Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 43 (3), pp. 235-250. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2004.02.001
Concentrating solar power: parabolic trough with 20% gas boost (CSP-PT+20%)
Craig, Ian, Thorpe, David, Kamel, Fouad and Goh, Steven. 2010. "Concentrating solar power: parabolic trough with 20% gas boost (CSP-PT+20%)." Goh, Steven C. and Wang, Hao (ed.) 2010 Southern Region Engineering Conference (SREC 2010). Toowoomba, Australia 11 - 12 Nov 2010 Toowoomba, Australia.
Applied machine vision of plants: a review with implications for field deployment in automated farming operations
McCarthy, C. L., Hancock, N. H. and Raine, S. R.. 2010. "Applied machine vision of plants: a review with implications for field deployment in automated farming operations." Intelligent Service Robotics. 3 (4), pp. 209-217. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11370-010-0075-2
Effects of a suspended shade cloth cover on water quality of an agricultural reservoir for irrigation
Maestre-Valero, J. F., Martinez-Alvarez, V., Gallego-Elvira, B. and Pittaway, P.. 2011. "Effects of a suspended shade cloth cover on water quality of an agricultural reservoir for irrigation." Agricultural Water Management. 100 (1), pp. 70-75. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2011.08.020
Microbial and environmental implications for use of monolayers to reduce evaporative loss from water storages
Pittaway, Pam and van den Ancker, Tania. 2010. Microbial and environmental implications for use of monolayers to reduce evaporative loss from water storages. Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.
VARIwise: a general-purpose adaptive control simulation framework for spatially and temporally varied irrigation at sub-field scale
McCarthy, Alison, Hancock, Nigel and Raine, Steven R.. 2010. "VARIwise: a general-purpose adaptive control simulation framework for spatially and temporally varied irrigation at sub-field scale." Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 70 (1), pp. 117-128. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2009.09.011
Apparatus and infield evaluations of a prototype machine vision system for cotton plant internode length measurement
McCarthy, Cheryl, Hancock, Nigel and Raine, Steven R.. 2010. "Apparatus and infield evaluations of a prototype machine vision system for cotton plant internode length measurement." Journal of Cotton Science. 14 (4), pp. 221-232.
Australian agriculture - adaptations to climate change
Craig, I., Goh, S. and Mushtaq, S.. 2010. "Australian agriculture - adaptations to climate change." Climate Adaptation Futures: Preparing for the Unavoidable Impacts of Climate Change (2010). Gold Coast, Australia 29 Jun - 01 Jul 2010 Brisbane, Australia.
Photodegradation of Australian freshwater microlayers
Stuckey, Nick, Pittaway, Pam and Larsen, Kim. 2010. "Photodegradation of Australian freshwater microlayers." Ghiggino, Kenneth P. and Smith, Gerald (ed.) 6th Asian Photochemistry Conference 2010. Wellington, New Zealand 14 - 18 Nov 2010
Droplet evaporation losses during sprinkler irrigation: an overview
Uddin, Jasim, Smith, Rod, Hancock, Nigel and Foley, Joseph P.. 2010. "Droplet evaporation losses during sprinkler irrigation: an overview." Montagu, Kelvin (ed.) Australian Irrigation Conference and Exibition 2010: One Water Many Futures. Sydney, Australia 08 - 10 Jun 2010 Sydney, Australia.
Photodegradation of Australian freshwater microlayers and the implications for potable water management
Stuckey, Nicholas, Pittaway, Pam and Larsen, Kim. 2010. "Photodegradation of Australian freshwater microlayers and the implications for potable water management." Begbie, D. K. and Wakem, S. L. (ed.) 2nd Urban Water Security Research Alliance Science Forum and Stakeholder Engagement. Brisbane, Australia 28 - 29 Sep 2010 Brisbane, Australia.
Reliable, modest-cost seepage and evaporation measurement for farm dams using 'EvapCalc'
Symes, Troy, Hancock, Nigel and Schmidt, Erik. 2010. "Reliable, modest-cost seepage and evaporation measurement for farm dams using 'EvapCalc'." Montagu, Kelvin (ed.) Australian Irrigation Conference and Exibition 2010: One Water Many Futures. Sydney, Australia 08 - 10 Jun 2010 Sydney,Australia.
Simulation of adaptive site-specific irrigation control performance with spatially variable rainfall
McCarthy, Alison, Hancock, Nigel and Raine, Steven R.. 2010. "Simulation of adaptive site-specific irrigation control performance with spatially variable rainfall." Montagu, Kelvin (ed.) Australian Irrigation Conference and Exibition 2010: One Water Many Futures. Sydney, Australia 08 - 10 Jun 2010 Sydney, Australia.
Simulation of site-specific irrigation control strategies with sparse input data
McCarthy, Alison, Hancock, Nigel and Raine, Steven R.. 2010. "Simulation of site-specific irrigation control strategies with sparse input data." 17th World Congress of the International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (CIGR 2010): Sustainable Biosystems Through Engineering. Quebec City, Canada 13 - 17 Jun 2010 Quebec, Canada.
Microalgae as alternative fuel for compression ignition (CI) Engines
Allwayzy, S. H., Yusaf, T., McCabe, B., Pittaway, P. and Aravinthan, V.. 2010. "Microalgae as alternative fuel for compression ignition (CI) Engines." Goh, Steven C. and Wang, Hao (ed.) 2010 Southern Region Engineering Conference (SREC 2010). Toowoomba, Australia 11 - 12 Nov 2010 Toowoomba, Australia.
Water quality performance criteria for monolayer product specifications: selecting the right product for the job
Pittaway, Pam. 2010. "Water quality performance criteria for monolayer product specifications: selecting the right product for the job ." Australian Irrigation Conference and Exibition 2010: One Water Many Futures. Sydney, Australia 08 - 10 Jun 2010 Sydney, Australia.
The impact of water quality on monolayer performance in reducing evaporative loss from water storages
Pittaway, Pam and van den Ancker, Tania. 2010. "The impact of water quality on monolayer performance in reducing evaporative loss from water storages." Australian Irrigation Conference and Exibition 2010: One Water Many Futures. Sydney, Australia 08 - 10 Jun 2010 Sydney, Australia.
Determining operational requirements to optimise monolayer performance on a farm dam via a 'Universal Design Framework'
Brink, Gavin, Wandel, Andrew P., Pittaway, Pam, Hancock, Nigel and Pather, Selvan. 2010. "Determining operational requirements to optimise monolayer performance on a farm dam via a 'Universal Design Framework'." Montagu, Kelvin (ed.) Australian Irrigation Conference and Exibition 2010: One Water Many Futures. Sydney, Australia 08 - 10 Jun 2010 Sydney, Australia.
Will artificial monolayers adversely affect water quality? Insights from twelve months of monitoring with no monolayer
Pittaway, Pam. 2010. "Will artificial monolayers adversely affect water quality? Insights from twelve months of monitoring with no monolayer ." Begbie, D. K. and Wakem, S. L. (ed.) 2nd Urban Water Security Research Alliance Science Forum and Stakeholder Engagement. Brisbane, Australia 28 - 29 Sep 2010 Brisbane, Australia.
Properties of natural microlayers on Australian freshwater storages and their potential to interact with artificial monolayers
Pittaway, Pam and van den Ancker, Tania. 2010. "Properties of natural microlayers on Australian freshwater storages and their potential to interact with artificial monolayers." Marine and Freshwater Research. 61 (10), pp. 1083-1091. https://doi.org/10.1071/MF09159
A ‘universal design framework’ for installation planning and operational management of evaporation-suppressing films on agricultural reservoirs
Brink, Gavin, Wandel, Andrew P., Pittaway, Pam, Hancock, Nigel and Pather, Selvan. 2010. "A ‘universal design framework’ for installation planning and operational management of evaporation-suppressing films on agricultural reservoirs." Genet, Roger (ed.) International Conference on Agricultural Engineering: Towards Environmental Technologies (2010). Clermont-Ferrand, France 06 - 08 Sep 2010
Holistic control system design for large mobile irrigation machines
McCarthy, Alison, Hancock, Nigel and Raine, Steven. 2010. "Holistic control system design for large mobile irrigation machines." 16th Annual Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice (M2VIP 2010). Darussalam, Brunei 22 - 24 Jun 2010 Toowoomba, Australia.
EvapCalc – a modest-cost technique for real-time measurement of evaporation (and seepage) from farm dams
Hancock, Nigel and Symes, Troy. 2009. "EvapCalc – a modest-cost technique for real-time measurement of evaporation (and seepage) from farm dams." IWER 2009: International Workshop on Evaporation from Reservoirs. Gold Coast, Australia 09 - 11 Dec 2009 Gold Coast, Australia.
Interim report on the Southeast Queensland Cloud Seeding Research Program
Tessendorf, Sarah, Bruintjes, Roelof, Dixon, Mike, Pocernich, Matt, Brandes, Ed, Wilson, Jim, Roberts, Rita, Ikeda, Kyoko, Axisa, Duncan, Craig, Ian, Peter, Justin, May, Peter, Keenan, Tom, Manton, Michael, Stone, Roger C., Yates, David, Towler, Erin, Bringi, V. and Thurai, M.. 2008. Interim report on the Southeast Queensland Cloud Seeding Research Program. Boulder, CO. United States. National Center for Atmospheric Research.
The combined use of shade-cloth covers and monolayers to prevent evaporation in irrigation reservoirs
Gallego-Elvira, B., Martinez Alvarez, V., Pittaway, Pam, Symes, Troy and Hancock, Nigel. 2010. "The combined use of shade-cloth covers and monolayers to prevent evaporation in irrigation reservoirs." International Conference on Agricultural Engineering: Towards Environmental Technologies (2010). Clermont-Ferrand, France 06 - 08 Sep 2010
Towards a biophysical understanding of observed performance of evaporation suppressant films applied to agricultural water storages - first analyses
Hancock, Nigel, Pittaway, Pam and Symes, Troy. 2009. "Towards a biophysical understanding of observed performance of evaporation suppressant films applied to agricultural water storages - first analyses ." Banhazi, T. M. and Saunders, C. (ed.) SEAg 2009: Agricultural Technologies In a Changing Climate. Brisbane, Australia 13 - 16 Sep 2009 Brisbane, Australia.
Smart monolayer application and management to reduce evaporation on farm dams - formulation of a universal design framework
Brink, Gavin, Symes, Troy, Pittaway, Pam, Hancock, Nigel, Pather, Selvan and Schmidt, Erik. 2009. "Smart monolayer application and management to reduce evaporation on farm dams - formulation of a universal design framework." Venkatraman, K. (ed.) 2009 Environmental Research Event. Noosa, Australia 10 - 13 May 2009
Towards adaptive operational requirements for optimal application of evaporation-suppressing monolayer to reservoirs via a 'universal design framework'
Brink, Gavin, Wandel, Andrew P., Hancock, Nigel and Pather, Selvan. 2009. "Towards adaptive operational requirements for optimal application of evaporation-suppressing monolayer to reservoirs via a 'universal design framework'." IWER 2009: International Workshop on Evaporation from Reservoirs. Gold Coast, Australia 09 - 11 Dec 2009 Gold Coast, Australia.
A preliminary field evaluation of an automated vision-based plant geometry measurement system
McCarthy, Cheryl, Hancock, Nigel and Raine, Steven R.. 2007. "A preliminary field evaluation of an automated vision-based plant geometry measurement system." Prusinkiewicz, Przemyslaw, Hanan, Jim S. and Lane, Brendan (ed.) 5th International Workshop on Functional Structural Plant Models (FSPM07). Napier, New Zealand 04 - 09 Nov 2007
Improving the performance of chemical monolayers in reducing farm dam evaporation
Craig, Ian, Schmidt, Erik, Hancock, Nigel, Barnes, Geoff, Turnbull, David J., Pittaway, Pam and Morrison, Pippa. 2006. "Improving the performance of chemical monolayers in reducing farm dam evaporation." 3rd CRC-IF Annual Research Forum. Narrabri, Australia 05 - 06 Dec 2006 Toowoomba, Queensland.
Development of a 'smart' monolayer application system for reducing evaporation from farm dams: introductory paper
Brink, Gavin, Symes, Troy and Hancock, Nigel. 2009. "Development of a 'smart' monolayer application system for reducing evaporation from farm dams: introductory paper." Banhazi, T. M. and Saunders, C. (ed.) SEAg 2009: Agricultural Technologies In a Changing Climate. Brisbane, Australia 13 - 16 Sep 2009 Brisbane, Australia.
EvapCalc software for the determination of dam evaporation and seepage
Craig, Ian, Schmidt, Erik and Hancock, Nigel. 2007. "EvapCalc software for the determination of dam evaporation and seepage." Banhazi, T. M. and Saunders, C. (ed.) SEAg 2007: Agriculture and Engineering - Challenge Today, Technology Tomorrow. Adelaide, Australia 24 - 26 Sep 2007 Adelaide, Australia.
Automated machine vision sensing of plant structural parameters
McCarthy, C. L., Hancock, Nigel and Raine, Steven R.. 2007. "Automated machine vision sensing of plant structural parameters." Biological Sensorics 2007: Critical Technologies for Future Biosystems. Minneapolis, Australia 15 - 17 Jun 2007 St. Joseph, MI, United States.
Aerial application
Craig, Ian, Woods, Nick and Dorr, Garry J.. 2002. "Aerial application." Pimentel, David (ed.) Encyclopedia of pest management. United States. Taylor & Francis. pp. 7-10
Development of a simulation framework for variable-rate irrigation of cotton
McCarthy, Alison, Hancock, Nigel and Raine, Steven R.. 2008. "Development of a simulation framework for variable-rate irrigation of cotton." 14th Australian Cotton Conference: New Beginnings – Cotton in a Climate of Change. Gold Coast, Australia 12 - 14 Aug 2008 Narrabri, NSW, Australia.
Managing spatial and temporal variability in irrigated agriculture through adaptive control
Smith, R. J., Raine, Steven R., McCarthy, Alison and Hancock, Nigel. 2009. "Managing spatial and temporal variability in irrigated agriculture through adaptive control." Australian Journal of Multi-Disciplinary Engineering. 7 (1), pp. 79-90.
Exploration of data requirements for adaptive control of irrigation scheduling
McCarthy, Alison, Hancock, Nigel and Raine, Steven R.. 2009. "Exploration of data requirements for adaptive control of irrigation scheduling." Banhazi, T. M. and Saunders, C. (ed.) SEAg 2009: Agricultural Technologies In a Changing Climate. Brisbane, Australia 13 - 16 Sep 2009 Brisbane, Australia.
Sensors in, for and by mechatronics: a symbiosis [Introduction]
Hancock, Nigel H.. 2000. "Sensors in, for and by mechatronics: a symbiosis [Introduction]." Billingsley, John (ed.) Mechatronics and machine vision. Baldock, United Kingdom. Research Studies Press. pp. 101-103
Automated carbon dioxide measurement via miniaturised chemical reaction chambers under mechatronic control
Maxwell, Andrew, Hancock, Nigel and Tran-Cong, Thanh. 2000. "Automated carbon dioxide measurement via miniaturised chemical reaction chambers under mechatronic control." Billingsley, John (ed.) Mechatronics and machine vision. Baldock, United Kingdom. Research Studies Press. pp. 135-142
Preliminary observations of cloud and precipitation characteristics in the Brisbane, Australia region
Tessendorf, Sarah, Bruintjes, Roelof, Wilson, James, Brandes, Ed, May, Peter, Peter, Justin, Craig, Ian, Stone, Roger C., Siems, Steve, Manton, Michael and Axisa, Duncan. 2008. "Preliminary observations of cloud and precipitation characteristics in the Brisbane, Australia region." Golden, Joe (ed.) 17th Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification (AMS/WMA 2008). Denver, United States 21 - 25 Apr 2008 Boston, MA. United States.
Towards evaluation of adaptive control systems for improved site-specific irrigation of cotton
McCarthy, Alison, Hancock, Nigel and Raine, Steven R.. 2008. "Towards evaluation of adaptive control systems for improved site-specific irrigation of cotton." Irrigation Australia 2008: Irrigation Association of Australia National Conference and Exhibition: Share the Water, Share the Benefits. Melbourne, Australia 20 - 22 May 2008 Hornsby, NSW, Australia.
Managing spatial and temporal variability in irrigated agriculture through adaptive control
Smith, R. J., Raine, Steven R., McCarthy, Alison and Hancock, Nigel. 2007. "Managing spatial and temporal variability in irrigated agriculture through adaptive control." Banhazi, T. M. and Saunders, C. (ed.) SEAg 2007: Agriculture and Engineering - Challenge Today, Technology Tomorrow. Adelaide, Australia 24 - 26 Sep 2007 Australia.
Evaporation, seepage and water quality management in storage dams: a review of research methods
Craig, Ian, Aravinthan, Vasantha, Baillie, Craig Peter, Beswick, Alan, Barnes, Geoff, Bradbury, Ron, Connell, Luke, Cooper, Paul, Fellows, Christopher, Fitzmaurice, Li, Foley, Joseph P., Hancock, Nigel, Lamb, David, Morrison, Pippa, Mossad, Ruth, Misra, R. K., Pittaway, Pam, Prime, Emma, Rees, Steve, ..., Turnbull, David. 2007. "Evaporation, seepage and water quality management in storage dams: a review of research methods." Environmental Health. 7 (3), pp. 84-97.
Non-contact extrudate profilometer: introductory paper
Taylor, Reginald, Hancock, Nigel and Tran-Cong, Thanh. 1997. "Non-contact extrudate profilometer: introductory paper." Werner, B. (ed.) 4th Annual Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice (MViP 1997). Toowoomba, Australia 23 - 25 Sep 1997 USA. https://doi.org/10.1109/MMVIP.1997.625315
Carbon dioxide sensing - a mechatronic approach
Maxwell, Andrew, Hancock, Nigel and Billingsley, John. 1997. "Carbon dioxide sensing - a mechatronic approach." Werner, B. (ed.) 4th Annual Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice (MViP 1997). Toowoomba, Australia 23 - 25 Sep 1997 Los Alamitos, CA. United States. https://doi.org/10.1109/MMVIP.1997.625292
Controlling evaporation from on-farm storages
Craig, Ian, Schmidt, Erik, Green, Andrew and Scobie, Michael. 2005. "Controlling evaporation from on-farm storages." Irrigation Australia 2005: Irrigation Association of Australia National Conference and Exhibition: Restoring the Balance. Townsville, Australia 17 - 19 May 2005 Hornsby, NSW, Australia.
Recommended methods for the preconditioning of odourous air prior to treatment in organic biofilters
Craig, Ian, Sohn, Jae Ho and Kim, Tae I.. 2004. Recommended methods for the preconditioning of odourous air prior to treatment in organic biofilters . Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.
Evaporation control using covers
Craig, Ian P.. 2005. "Evaporation control using covers." 15th Queensland Water Symposium (IEAust Water Panel). Brisbane, Australia 23 - 24 Nov 2005 Brisbane, Australia.
Evaporation control using covers - some realistic solutions for the irrigation industry
Craig, Ian, Schmidt, Erik and Scobie, Michael. 2006. "Evaporation control using covers - some realistic solutions for the irrigation industry." Irrigation Australia 2006: Irrigation Association of Australia National Conference and Exhibition. Brisbane, Australia 09 - 11 May 2006 Hornsby, NSW, Australia.
Evaporation mitigation technology (EMT) manufacturers liaison report
Craig, Ian. 2006. Evaporation mitigation technology (EMT) manufacturers liaison report. Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.
Methods for assessing dam evaporation - an introductory paper
Craig, Ian and Hancock, Nigel. 2004. "Methods for assessing dam evaporation - an introductory paper." Burnett, Jolyon (ed.) Irrigation Australia 2004: Irrigation Association of Australia National Conference and Exhibition. Adelaide, Australia 11 - 13 May 2004 Hornsby, NSW, Australia.
Controlling evaporation loss from water storages
Craig, Ian, Green, Andrew, Scobie, Michael and Schmidt, Erik. 2005. Controlling evaporation loss from water storages. Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.
Loss of storage water due to evaporation - a literature review
Craig, Ian P.. 2005. Loss of storage water due to evaporation - a literature review. Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.
On-the-go machine vision sensing of cotton plant geometric parameters: first results
McCarthy, Cheryl, Hancock, Nigel and Raine, Steven R.. 2006. "On-the-go machine vision sensing of cotton plant geometric parameters: first results." Billingsley, John (ed.) 13th Annual Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice. (M2VIP 2006). Toowoomba, Australia 05 - 07 Dec 2006 Berlin, Heidelberg.
A preliminary evaluation of machine vision sensing of cotton nodes for automated irrigation control
McCarthy, Cheryl, Hancock, Nigel and Raine, Steven R.. 2006. "A preliminary evaluation of machine vision sensing of cotton nodes for automated irrigation control." Irrigation Australia 2006: Irrigation Association of Australia National Conference and Exhibition. Brisbane, Australia 09 - 11 May 2006 Brisbane.
Development of a CFD based dam evaporation model
Craig, I. P., Mossad, R. and Hancock, N.. 2006. "Development of a CFD based dam evaporation model." 11th International Health Summer School. Brisbane, Australia 21 - 22 Nov 2006 Brisbane, Queensland.
Universal acidity - conductivity relations in commercial bulk starter production
Hancock, N. H., McKinnon, I. and Maxwell, A. D.. 2006. "Universal acidity - conductivity relations in commercial bulk starter production." Australian Journal of Dairy Technology. 61 (2), pp. 189-192.
A scoping study on measuring and monitoring tools and technology for precision irrigation
Misra, R. K., Raine, Steven R., Pezzaniti, David, Charlesworth, Philip and Hancock, Nigel. 2005. A scoping study on measuring and monitoring tools and technology for precision irrigation . Toowoomba, Australia. CRC for Irrigation Futures.