WP1: Water balance key variables from EO data

  • He, K., Zhao, W., Brocca, L., & Quintana-Seguí, P. (2023). SMPD: a soil moisture-based precipitation downscaling method for high-resolution daily satellite precipitation estimation. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 27(1), 169-190.
  • Paolini, G., Escorihuela, M. J., Merlin, O., Sans, M. P., & Bellvert, J. (2022). Classification of Different Irrigation Systems at Field Scale Using Time-Series of Remote Sensing Data. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 15, 10055-10072. 10.1109/JSTARS.2022.3222884
  • Elfarkh, J., Simonneaux, V., Jarlan, L., Ezzahar, J., Boulet, G., Chakir, A., & Er-Raki, S. (2022). Evapotranspiration estimates in a traditional irrigated area in semi-arid Mediterranean. Comparison of four remote sensing-based models. Agricultural Water Management, 270, 107728.
  • Diarra, A., Jarlan, L., Khabba, S., Le Page, M., Er-Raki, S., Balaghi, R., … & El Alami, R. (2022). Medium-resolution mapping of evapotranspiration at the catchment scale based on thermal infrared MODIS data and ERA-interim reanalysis over North Africa. Remote Sensing, 14(20), 5071.
  • Elfarkh, J., Er-Raki, S., Ezzahar, J., Chehbouni, A., Aithssaine, B., Amazirh, A., … & Jarlan, L. (2021). Integrating thermal stress indexes within Shuttleworth–Wallace model for evapotranspiration mapping over a complex surface. Irrigation Science, 39, 45-61.
  • Bouras, E.H.; Jarlan, L.; Er-Raki, S.; Balaghi, R.; Amazirh, A.; Richard, B.; Khabba, S. 2021. Cereal Yield Forecasting with Satellite Drought-Based Indices, Weather Data and Regional Climate Indices Using Machine Learning in Morocco. Remote Sens. 2021, 13, 3101.
  • Ait Hssaine, B.; Chehbouni, A.; Er-Raki, S.; Khabba, S.; Ezzahar, J.; Ouaadi, N.; Ojha, N.; Rivalland, V.; Merlin, O. On the Utility of High-Resolution Soil Moisture Data for Better Constraining Thermal-Based Energy Balance over Three Semi-Arid Agricultural Areas. Remote Sens. 2021, 13, 727.
  • Amazirh, A.; Bouras, E.H.; Olivera-Guerra, L.E.; Er-Raki, S.; Chehbouni, A. Retrieving Crop Albedo Based on Radar Sentinel-1 and Random Forest Approach. Remote Sens. 2021, 13, 3181.
  • Ojha, N.; O. Merlin, C. Suere and M. J. Escorihuela. Extending the Spatio-Temporal Applicability of DISPATCH Soil Moisture Downscaling Algorithm: A Study Case Using SMAP, MODIS and Sentinel-3 Data. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 2021, 9,  555216.
  • Ojha, N., Merlin, O., Amazirh, A., Ouaadi, N., Rivalland, V., Jarlan, L., Er-Raki, S. & Escorihuela, M. J. (2021). A Calibration/Disaggregation Coupling Scheme for Retrieving Soil Moisture at High Spatio-Temporal Resolution: Synergy between SMAP Passive Microwave, MODIS/Landsat Optical/Thermal and Sentinel-1 Radar Data. Sensors21(21), 7406.
  • Paolini, G., Escorihuela, M. J., Bellvert, J., & Merlin, O. (2021). Disaggregation of SMAP Soil Moisture at 20 m Resolution: Validation and Sub-Field Scale Analysis. Remote Sensing14(1), 167.

WP2: In situ monitoring of water fluxes and quality

  • Altés, V., Bellvert, J., Pascual, M., & Villar, J. M. (2023). Understanding Drainage Dynamics and Irrigation Management in a Semi-Arid Mediterranean Basin. Water, 15(1), 16.

WP3: Multi-scale water accounting (irrigation and drainage) from EO data

  • Laluet, P., Olivera-Guerra, L., Rivalland, V., Simonneaux, V., Inglada, J., Bellvert, J., … & Merlin, O. (2023). A sensitivity analysis of a FAO-56 dual crop coefficient-based model under various field conditions. Environmental Modelling & Software, 160, 105608.
  • Olivera-Guerra, L. E., Laluet, P., Altés, V., Ollivier, C., Pageot, Y., Paolini, G., … & Merlin, O. (2023). Modeling actual water use under different irrigation regimes at district scale: Application to the FAO-56 dual crop coefficient method. Agricultural Water Management, 278, 108119.
  • Er-Raki, S., & Chehbouni, A . (2023). Remote Sensing in Irrigated Crop Water Stress Assessment. Remote Sensing, 15(4), 911.
  • Amazirh, A., Er-Raki, S., Ojha, N., houssaine Bouras, E., Rivalland, V., Merlin, O., & Chehbouni, A. (2022). Assimilation of SMAP disaggregated soil moisture and Landsat land surface temperature to improve FAO-56 estimates of ET in semi-arid regions. Agricultural Water Management260, 107290.
  • Amazirh, A., Merlin, O., Er-Raki, S., Bouras, E., Chehbouni, A. Implementing a new texture-based soil evaporation reduction coefficient in the FAO dual crop coefficient method. Agricultural Water Management. 2021, 250, 106827.
  • Belaqziz, S., Khabba, S., Kharrou, M. H., Bouras, E. H., Er-Raki, S., & Chehbouni, A. (2021). Optimizing the sowing date to improve water management and wheat yield in a large irrigation scheme, through a remote sensing and an evolution strategy-based approach. Remote Sensing, 13(18), 3789.
  • Dewenam, L. E. F., Er-Raki, S., Ezzahar, J., & Chehbouni, A. (2021). Performance evaluation of the WOFOST model for estimating evapotranspiration, soil water content, grain yield and total above-ground biomass of winter wheat in Tensift Al Haouz (Morocco): Application to yield gap estimation. Agronomy, 11(12), 2480.
  • Bouras, E.H.; Jarlan, L.; Er-Raki, S.; Balaghi, R.; Amazirh, A.; Richard, B.; Khabba, S. 2021. Cereal Yield Forecasting with Satellite Drought-Based Indices, Weather Data and Regional Climate Indices Using Machine Learning in Morocco. Remote Sens. 2021, 13, 3101.
  • Er-Raki, S., J. Ezzahar, O. Merlin, A. Amazirh, B. Ait Hssaine, M. H., Kharrou, S. Khabba, A. Chehbouni. 2021. Performance of the HYDRUS-1D model for water balance components assessment of irrigated winter wheat under different water managements in semi-arid region of Morocco. Agricultural Water Management. 244, 2021, 106546.
  • Er-Raki, S., E. Bouras, J.C. Rodriguez, C.J. Watts, C. Lizarraga-Celaya, A. Chehbouni. 2021. Parameterization of the AquaCrop model for simulating table grapes growth and water productivity in an arid region of Mexico. Agricultural Water Management. 244, 2021, 106546.
  • Kharrou, M.H.; Simonneaux, V.; Er-Raki, S.; Le Page, M.; Khabba, S.; Chehbouni, A. Assessing Irrigation Water Use with Remote Sensing-Based Soil Water Balance at an Irrigation Scheme Level in a Semi-Arid Region of Morocco. Remote Sens. 2021, 13, 1133.

WP4: Impact of irrigation scenarios using hydrological modeling

  • Cenobio-Cruz, O., Quintana-Seguí, P., & Garrote, L. (2023). Drought Propagation under Combined Influences of Reservoir Regulation and Irrigation over a Mediterranean Catchment. Environmental Sciences Proceedings, 25(1), 8.
  • Cenobio-Cruz, O., Quintana-Seguí, P., Barella-Ortiz, A., Zabaleta, A., Garrote, L., Clavera-Gispert, R., … & Beguería, S. (2023). Improvement of low flows simulation in the SASER hydrological modeling chain. Journal of Hydrology X, 18, 100147.
  • Hanich, L., Chehbouni, A., Gascoin, S., Boudhar, A., Jarlan, L., Tramblay, Y., … & Khabba, S. (2022). Snow hydrology in the Moroccan Atlas Mountains. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 42, 101101.
  • Moucha, A., Hanich, L., Tramblay, Y., Saaidi, A., Gascoin, S., Martin, E., … & Jarlan, L. (2021). Present and future high-resolution climate forcings over semiarid catchments: case of the tensift (Morocco). Atmosphere, 12(3), 370.