Water Monitoring Award

September 2009
Retort;2009, Vol. 45 Issue 3/4, p13
The article focuses on METRIC (Mapping EvapoTranspiration at high Resolution with Internalized Calibration) system, a methodology developed by water resources engineer Rick Allen of University of Idaho. It discloses that Allen uses the Landsat satellite images to observe evapotranspiration (ET) and expanded it to monitor the water use in individual fields and to address issues on water supplies. It also notes the contribution of individuals and organizations in publicizing the methodology.


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