Towards An Optimal Irrigation Management System from the Water-Food-Energy Nexus Perspective
The aim of this pre-study is to build a pilot Water-Food-Energy (WFE ) Nexus irrigation management system for Sweden, called SWEDIMS, by using the spatially explicit climatic data generated by SMHI.
Project manager at MDH
Associate Senior Lecturer
Specific objectives for this pre-study includes:
- further develop the model GIS-OptiCE presented in Zhang et al.  for Nebraska and in Campana et al.  for Sweden;
- further develop the existing model interface to create a demonstrator for a future operational service, primarily for farmers interested in crop growing conditions and irrigation guidelines, but also for agencies related to energy and water management.
 Zhang, J., Campana, P. E., Yao, T., Zhang, Y., Lundblad, A., Melton, F., & Yan, J. (2018). The water-food-energy nexus optimization approach to combat agricultural drought: a case study in the United States. Applied Energy, 227, 449-464.
 Campana, P. E., Zhang, J., Yao, T., Andersson, S., Landelius, T., Melton, F., & Yan, J. (2018). Managing agricultural drought in Sweden using a novel spatially-explicit model from the perspective of water-food-energy nexus. Journal of cleaner production, 197, 1382-1393.