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Gabriele Bonaiti

Bonaiti, Gabriele
Gabriele Bonaiti
Extension Program Specialist
Office:
309 Scoates Hall
Email:
Phone:
(979) 862-2593
Undergraduate Education
B.S., University of Padova, Italy, Agricultural Sciences, 1992
Graduate Education
Ph.D., University of Padova, Italy, Environmental Agronomy, 1999
Master 1st level, University of Padova and University of Rovigo, Italy, Irrigation and Drainage, 2008

Research Interests

Canal Systems, Irrigation Scheduling, Hydrological and Crop Growth Modeling, Flow Metering & Monitoring, Water Quality Improvement, Geographic Information System (GIS) and Data Management, Web-based Information Technologies, Water Rights

Recent Publications and Reports

  1. Bonaiti G. and G. Fipps, 2013.  Selection and Ranking of Canals in the Gulf Coast Irrigation Division by Expected Seepage and/or Other Types of Losses, Final Report.  Submitted to the Lower Colorado River Authority, September 10.
  2. Bonaiti G. and G. Fipps, 2013. Rapid Implementation Program (RIP) to Improve Operational Management and Efficiencies in Irrigation Districts in Iraq. In Brian T. Wahlin and Susan S. Anderson, Using 21st Century Technology to Better Manage Irrigation Water Supplies, Proceedings of the USCID Seventh International Conference on Irrigation and Drainage, Phoenix, Arizona, April 16-19, 45-57.
  3. Bonaiti G. and G. Fipps, 2013. Web-GIS to Improve Water Management in Irrigation and Drainage Districts.  Live Poster presented at the 14th ESRI Users Italian Conference, April 17-18, Rome, Italy. In Post-conference web site:http://www.esriitalia.it/conferenza/LivePosterDemo/Web_GIS/
  4. Bonaiti G. and G. Fipps, 2012. Use of GIS as a Real Time Decision Support System for Irrigation Districts. Rio Grande Basin Initiative, Irrigation Technology Program, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Texas Water Research Institute Technical Report, TR-435. http://twri.tamu.edu/reports/2012/tr435.pdf
  5. Bonaiti G. and G. Fipps, 2011. Methodologies for Analyzing Impact of Urbanization on Irrigation Districts. Rio Grande Basin Initiative, Irrigation Technology Center, Texas AgriLife Extension Service. Texas Water Research Institute Technical Report, TR-419,http://twri.tamu.edu/reports/2011/tr419.pdf
  6. Bonaiti G. and G. Fipps, 2011. Evaluation of the CRITERIA Irrigation Scheme Soil Water Balance Model in Texas. Rio Grande Basin Initiative, Irrigation Technology Center, Texas AgriLife Extension Service. Texas Water Research Institute Technical Report, TR-418, http://twri.tamu.edu/reports/2011/tr418.pdf
  7. Bonaiti G., A. Karimov, and G. Fipps, 2011. Evaluation of Canal Lining Projects in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas – 2011 Ratings and Analysis. Technical report Rio Grande Basin Initiative, Irrigation Technology Center, Texas AgriLife Extension Service. Extension Service. Texas Water Research Institute Technical Report, TR-412,http://twri.tamu.edu/reports/2011/tr412.pdf
  8. Bonaiti G. and M. Borin, 2009. Effect of controlled drainage in reducing nitrogen losses coming from agricultural fields. Agricultural Water Management, 98, 343-352, DOI:10.1016/j.agwat.2010.09.008
  9. Bonaiti G., 2006. Irrigation pilot project for hilly areas in the North East Italy flood-plain. Poster of Local Action LA1404, 4th World Water Forum, Mexico City, Mexico, March 16-22