Site-sPecific Agricultural water Requirement and footprint Estimator (SPARE:WATER) by Univ of Giessen, Germany

The Site-sPecific Agricultural water Requirement and footprint Estimator (SPARE:WATER) by University of Giessen, Germany, is a spatial decision support system for estimating water consumption in agricultural production systems.

SPARE:WATER is a stand-alone software application which integrates a database, mathematical models for estimating crop water needs and a graphical user interface (GUI). The software implements geographic information system functionalities for managing spatial data which is based on the open source spatial library DotSpatial.

To find out more and to download the software, please visit:

http://www.uni-giessen.de/cms/faculties/f09/institutes/ilr/hydro/download/sparewater/sparewaterdescription