Several efforts have been developed to integrate point-based crop models with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) input data to study crop growth and development at a spatial level. Due to the complexity of data variability representation and accuracy over space and time, many crop modeling groups have developed tools to run gridded crop simulation models. In this session we present some of those approaches, including concepts of GIS data requirements, examples of crop modeling studies using spatial level data and processing of simulation outputs.
-Jawoo Koo: Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI
-Christoph Müller: Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research & Co-lead of Ag-GRID initiative of the AgMIP, Working Group Leader
-Diego Pequeno: CIMMYT, Wheat Crop Modeler
-Matthew Reynolds: CIMMYT, Crop Physiologist
-Anabel Molero: CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture Community of Practice on Crop Modeling
DevOps – Development and Operations
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Cloud Computing Is Soaring To New Heights
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Taking A Look At The Best Fiber Optic Cleaning Products
It’s often said that an optic cable is as effective as how clean it is. Due to the importance of keeping your optics clean, you need to use the right materials to clean them. Here are some of the best materials that you should use: Cleaning swabs They make it easy for you to clean connector endfaces inside mating sleeves, bulkheads and other recessed areas. They come in two main sizes that you can go for: 1.25 mm and 2.5 mm. They are of many types such as wrapped, foam and general purpose cotton swabs. It’s up to you to choose the one that is right for your needs
Choose a Temperature Sensor for Housed Electronics
Choosing the right sensor and protection methods to keep electronic systems from overheating easily saves the consumer tons of money. They save on energy, on component replacement and they save time. When worked out, the monetary gain from investing in cooling protection far outweighs any other methods.
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What Does “Cloud Computing” Actually Mean?
Whether you love or loathe the increasing progress of technology, you will probably have encountered the phrase “cloud computing”, even if you’ve not seen it in action. For the uninitiated, this article should help you to grasp the basics of what the phrase ‘cloud computing’ actually means. It’s worth knowing because the current estimate shows that by 2020, in excess of 190 billion pounds will be generated by cloud computing.
Five Ways Value Creation Automation Will Optimize Your Business Processes
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How IT Consulting Can Help Your Start-Up
Information technology is something that every business uses in the day-to-day work that they do. Whether it is keeping in touch with clients and associates or marketing their services, business owners rely on IT for many reasons, and therefore hiring the help of an IT expert is often of great value.
Are IT Support Services Worth the Investment?
Nowadays, many businesses are reliant on IT to run effectively. From accountants who need to use accounting software to serve their clients to retailers who need specialised software to organise their inventories, virtually every company has a need for technology for their business to run optimally and smoothly.
Looking for Business IT Support? Ask Your Potential Service Provider These Questions
With many businesses relying heavily on technology nowadays – ranging from needing frequent computer repairs to Google for work support – it is no surprise that the IT support sector is flourishing. More and more professionals are looking outside the confines of their business to forge relationships with professionals with technical and IT knowledge in order to support them.
3 Reasons You Need a Cloud Computing Support Service
Cloud computing is fast becoming the most efficient and modern way of doing business, with tools and programs based in the cloud providing an up-to-date and cutting edge solution for businesses around the world that are seeking to be as competitive as they can whilst also benefitting from greater ease in the day-to-day running of their affairs. There are many cloud tools and services now widely in use, including Microsoft Office 365, Google Apps, Unleashed Online Inventory and a whole host of other valuable programs. The ones that businesses decide to use will all depend on their…
The Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
The Internet of things is expected to connect people, data, processes and devices on a gargantuan scale by the end of the decade-a whopping 50 billion connections. Before one starts worrying about the prospects of humanity being at risk from a take-over by machines, one needs to figure out how the opportunities presented by the Internet of things are put to optimal use, which in itself will require some doing.
3 Reasons Modern Farmers Are Adopting IoT Technology at an Astounding Rate
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Computer Madness and Childhood Addiction
Sitting all day playing games or writing on a computer is a health hazard, especially for young children who become addicted. Movement of any form is addictive and the computer or other devices used for the purpose of amusement should be carefully monitored. It is easy for parents to sit children in front of a screen while they have ‘time out’ form supervising them and answering their continuous tirade of questions.
Mini-Computers: The New Standard of High Performance Machines for Everyone
Mini-computers have been around for a few years, yet many people are still unaware of their evolution. Could it be that they are now ready to replace your bulky desktop, saving you space, money, and even reducing your carbon footprint? Read this article to find out!