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Water Data Sharing in Italy with SIGRIAN WebGIS Platform

  • Raffaella ZucaroEmail author
  • Gianfranco Giannerini
  • Antonio Gerardo Pepe
  • Fabrizio Luigi Tascone
  • Marco Martello
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 953)

Abstract

SIGRIAN (National Information System for Agriculture Water Management) is a web GIS platform developed and managed by the Council for Agricultural Research and Economics, Centre for Politics and Bio economics (CREA-PB). This GEOdatabase is operating since 1998 and recently it has been established by the Italian Ministry of Agriculture (MIPAAF) as the reference repository for the irrigation data collection at national scale. SIGRIAN collects both geographical information concerning the hydraulic network schemes of the national water boards (Consortia and Water Associations) and information technically and economically related to the management of water resources in agriculture. SIGRIAN will be used as database for economic evaluations to address policy related to water resources in agriculture and to support the assessment of optimal water resource allocation.

Keywords

Irrigation Water policy Water Framework Directive (WFD) Rural Development Program (RDP) Web GIS Geodatabase 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raffaella Zucaro
    • 1
    Email author
  • Gianfranco Giannerini
    • 1
  • Antonio Gerardo Pepe
    • 1
  • Fabrizio Luigi Tascone
    • 1
  • Marco Martello
    • 1
  1. 1.CREA Council for Agricultural Research and Economics, Research Centre for Agricultural Policies and BioeconomyRomeItaly

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