Water Resources Management

, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp 35–47 | Cite as

Multi-dimensional analysis of soil moisture dynamics in trickle irrigated fields. II: Model testing

  • G. S. Ghali


The mathematical model which was developed in part I of this work for multi-dimensional analysis of soil moisture in irrigated fields is converted into computer algorithms. The algorithms are capable of emulating many field conditions of practical applications during both design and operation phases. The model is subjected to various tests, the results of which are reported here. The tests in various modes of simulations verified the numerical performance of the model and the accuracy of its predictions. The model provides a powerful tool for detailed studies of soil moisture dynamics in one or multi-dimensional problems irrigated fields

Key words

Soil moisture dynamics mathematical modelling trickle irrigation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. S. Ghali
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Irrigation StudiesSouthampton UniversityEngland

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