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Multiobjective Analysis of Irrigation Planning in River Basin Development

Vedula, S and Rogers, Peter P (1981) Multiobjective Analysis of Irrigation Planning in River Basin Development. In: Water Resources Research, 17 (5). pp. 1304-1310.

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A river basin that is extensively developed in the downstream reaches and that has a high potential for development in the upper reaches is considered for irrigation planning. A four-reservoir system is modeled on a monthly basis by using a mathematical programing (LP) formulation to find optimum cropping patterns, subject to land, water, and downstream release constraints. The model is applied to a fiver basin in India. Two objectives, maximizing net economic benefits and maximizing irrigated cropped area, considered in the model are analyzed in the context of multiobjective planning, and the tradeoffs are discussed.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Water Resources Research
Publisher: American Geophysical Union
Additional Information: Copy right of this article belongs to American Geophysical Union.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Civil Engineering
Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2010 05:31
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2010 05:31
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/22771

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