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Management of Natural and Environmental Resources
for Sustainable Agricultural Development

Proceedings of a Workshop held from February 13-16, 2006, in Portland, Oregon
Edited by R. Stefanski and P. Pasteris
AGM-10, WMO/TD-No. 1428

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Table of Contents

Cover, Title Page, Table of Contents, Forward, and Welcome Remarks  [PDF]

Agrometeorological Criteria for Management and Conservation of Natural Resources

Management of Natural and Environmental Resources for Sustainable Agricultural Development: Regional Diversity and Change over the Pacific Northwest (Maritime, Rangeland, Riparian, Desert, and Forest) by J. Curtis, R. Motha, and P. Pasteris [PDF]
pg 2-13
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service Soil Climate Analysis Network (SCAN) by Garry Schaefer, Deborah Harms, Cathy Seybold, and Denice Schilling [PDF] pg 14-21
Assessing the Impact of Natural Resources Management for Sustaining the Mountain Farming System in Nepal by Kishore Sherchand [PDF] pg 22-38
Hydrologic Simulation Modeling for Streamflow Forecasting and Evaluation of Land and Water Management Practices in the Spague River, Upper Klamath Basin, Oregon, USA by David Garen, John Risley, and Jolyne Lea [PDF] pg 39-51
European Agrometeorological Perspectives on the Conservation of Natural and Environmental Resources in Harmony with Agricultural Production Systems by Zoltan Dunkel [PDF] pg 52-65
The Australian National Agricultural Monitoring System – A National Climate Risk Management Application by Ashley Leedman, Sarah Bruce, and John Sims [PDF] pg 66-76

Examples of Using Agrometeorology for Management for Natural Resources

Recent Analysis and Improvements of the Statistical Water Supply Forecasts for the Upper Klamath Lake Basin, Oregon, and California, USA by Jolyne Lea, and David Garen, Adam Kennedy, and John Risley [PDF] pg 78-86
Operational Hydrologic Simulation Modeling at the NRCS National Water and Climate Center by Tom Pagano, Tom Perkins, and Jennifer Erxleben [PDF] pg 86-105
Snow Modeling and Observations at NOAA's National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center by Tom Carroll [PDF] pg 106-114
Overview of Management of Natural and Environmental Resources for Sustainable Agricultural Development in France by Frédéric Huard [PDF] pg 115-125

Land Degradation and Natural Disaster Reduction

Trends in Land Degradation in South America by Gualterio Hugo [PDF] pg 127-146
Review of Case Studies on Successful Measures to Manage Land Use, Protect Land and Mitigate Land Degradation by Brilliant Petja [PDF] pg 147-157
Natural Disaster Reduction in Coastal Lowland Areas by Shu-e Huang [PDF] pg 158-171
Natural Disasters and their Mitigation for Sustainable Agricultural Development by M.V.K. Sivakumar [PDF] pg 172-191

Fire Weather Agrometeorology

Fire Weather Technology for Fire Agrometeorology Operations by Francis Fujioka [PDF] pg 193-201

Workshop Summary


Workshop Conclusions and Recommendationsby M.V.K. Sivakumar and R. Stefanski [PDF]

pg 203-205
List of Participants [PDF] pg 207-211



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