Hydrology Group of IRPI-CNR win the BayWa Smart Farming Challenge at the International Copernicus Master competition


On 3 December 2018, at the international competition “Copernicus Master”, the Hydrology group of IRPI-CNR was awarded in the “BayWa Smart Farming Challenge” with a work on the estimation of irrigation from space. The ceremony was attended by Luca Brocca and Paolo Filippucci representing the group. With this work, the Hydrology group will be able to develop the method over large areas thus allowing them to help people save and optimize water use for agriculture and other sectors. In the near future, it will be a must as we have to exploit water resources of our planet in a sustainable manner.