“Could you please tell me where I can buy DSSAT software in my country?” Good question. Short answer: DSSAT is no longer for sale; you can request to download your copy from http://dssat.net/downloads for free of charge!
[Q] What is “Error 1402” and how to get around?
“When I tried to install a new version of DSSAT on Windows 7, I get “Error 1402″ followed by two 32 digit hexadecimal strings, and this keeps me from installing the software. Is there a solution?” Good question
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 […]
[Q] Status of taro and cassava models?
“Are the taro and cassava models being actively developed?” Good question.
[Q] Deterministic or stochastic?
“Are DSSAT models deterministic or stochastic?” Good question.
NASA – POWER
NASA-POWER database provides historical global weather data, including minimum dataset of DSSAT, on 1-degree grids in ICASA Standards format.
Converting WISE 1.1 Soil Profile Database for Crop Models
Biophysical models are commonly used in ecosystem impact assessment studies at different temporal and spatial scales, and their results implicate decisions on the overall system at multiple levels—from micro-scale natural resource management to country- or regional-scale policy decisions. In agricultural systems, soil data is often key for understanding the current status of the ecosystem and […]