Journal article

Ensemble forecasting of short-term system scale irrigation demands using real-time flow data and numerical weather predictions

Kushan C Perera, Andrew W Western, David E Robertson, Biju George, Bandara Nawarathna

Water Resources Research | AMER GEOPHYSICAL UNION | Published : 2016

University of Melbourne Researchers


Funding Acknowledgements

The authors wish to express their gratitude to Goulburn-Murray Water and the Bureau of Meteorology, Australia for providing irrigation flow data and observed and forecast (from the NWP system ACCESS-G) weather data for research purposes and Mark Bailey, Mick Doherty, and John Weber, Goulburn-Murray Water, Australia and Alan Seed and Shaun Cooper, Bureau of Meteorology, Australia for their advice and assistance with data, especially during data collection. Irrigation system flow data are available upon request at Goulburn-Murray Water ( and AWS and the NWP system data are available upon request at National Climate Centre, Bureau of Meteorology ( Kushan C Perera was supported by an Australian Post-Graduate Award from the University of Melbourne.