publication . Article . 2009

Decision support system for surface irrigation design

Luis S. Pereira; J. M. Gonçalves;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2009
  • Publisher: ASCE
  • Country: Portugal
The SADREG decision support system was developed to help decision makers in the process of design and selection of farm surface irrigation systems to respond to requirements of modernization of surface irrigation—furrow, basin, and border irrigation. It includes a database, simulation models, user-friendly interfaces, and multicriteria analysis models. SADREG is comprised of two components: design and selection. The first component applies database information, and through several simulation and computational tools, produces a set of design alternatives in agreement with the user options. These alternatives are characterized by several hydraulic, economic, and e...
free text keywords: irrigation, economic factors, environmental issues, decision support systems, Portugal, Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous), Civil and Structural Engineering, Water Science and Technology, Optimal decision, Operations research, Decision support system, Ranking, Environmental engineering, Decision engineering, Economic indicator, Simulation modeling, Computer science, ELECTRE, Decision analysis
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