GAEZ+_2015 Monthly Cropland Data: Global gridded monthly crop physical area for 26 irrigated and rainfed crops
03 Feb 2021 | Datasets | Contributor(s):
By Danielle Grogan1, Alexander Prusevich1, Steve Frolking1, Dominik Wisser2, Stanley Glidden1
1. Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space; University of New Hampshire 2. Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations
GAEZ+_2015 Monthly Cropland Data provides crop physical area by month on a global 5-minute grid for 26 crop categories by production system (irrigated and rainfed). Each crop can have up to 5...
The role of irrigation in determining the global land use impacts of biofuels
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31 Jul 2014 | Contributor(s):: Farzad Taheripour, Tom Hertel, Jing Liu
Background: Recent studies have evaluated the land use consequences of biofuel programs and the associated carbon fluxes. However, all of these studies have effectively ignored the distinction between rainfed and irrigated lands and neglected the facts that irrigated croplands typically have much...