Matthew Bethune

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Management of regulated water systems has become increasingly complex due to rapid socio-economic growth and environmental changes in river basins over recent decades. This paper introduces the Source Integrated Modelling System (IMS), and describes the individual modelling components and how they are integrated within it. It also describes the methods(More)
A field trial was conducted in south-eastern Australia to test the applicability of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) standard procedures for calculating rice evapotranspiration (ET) and to quantify deep percolation losses under an irrigated rice field. Two sites were measured, site A which was in its fourth consecutive season for(More)
The dairy industry in the Murray Dairy Region, Australia, is reliant on irrigation, as evapotranspiration greatly exceeds rainfall during the main growing season. Border-check irrigation is the predominant method of irrigation used in the region, but centre pivot irrigation has emerged as a potential alternative in response to the increasing scarcity and(More)
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