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24
Mar

Funding opportunities from START

START is an internationally recognized organization that promotes research-driven capacity building to advance knowledge on global environmental change in Africa and Asia-Pacific. There are two open grants that may provide funding resources for your research using crop modeling applications. Graduate Student Research Opportunity in Climate Risk Management This call for proposals seeks to support graduate […]

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19
Mar

[Q] How to generate daily weather data?

“How to generate daily weather data from an historical daily meteorological data using DSSAT (WeatherMan)?” Good question.

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18
Mar

[Q] Status of taro and cassava models?

“Are the taro and cassava models being actively developed?” Good question.

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18
Mar

[Q] Deterministic or stochastic?

“Are DSSAT models deterministic or stochastic?” Good question.

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17
Mar

NASA – POWER

NASA-POWER database provides historical global weather data, including minimum dataset of DSSAT, on 1-degree grids in ICASA Standards format.

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05
Mar

Converting WISE 1.1 Soil Profile Database for Crop Models

Through the collaboration with HarvestChoice, a team of scientists at the Universities of Georgia and Florida converted 3,404 soil profiles from the World Soil Information (ISRIC) WISE Global Soil Profile Database v1.1 to the DSSAT-compatible format. Beyond the specific locations, this large collection of soil profiles can be used by crop modeling researchers as a […]

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19
Feb

[Q] Any financial support for research and training?

“Is there any financial support available for crop modeling research and training?”

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09
Feb

WISE 1.1 Global Soil Profiles for DSSAT: 500 Downloads!

February 9, 2012, marked 500th download of the WISE 1.1 Global Soil Profile Database in DSSAT format. To celebrate, we created a little Wordle using the users’ responses to our question on the intended use of the dataset.

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09
Feb

Thank You Letter from UNFCCC

You’re Welcome It’s always great to see our workshop and training efforts get acknowledged. We’d like to share a nice thank you message we just received from the . You’re very welcome!

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23
Jan

Goro Uehara (1928-2012)

Goro Uehara, 83, of Honolulu, a professor of soil science at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, served as president and member of the Board of Directors for International Consortium for Agricultural Systems Application (ICASA), and an Army veteran, passed away peacefully at his home in Honolulu on January 2, 2012.

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