Articles | Volume 374
Proc. IAHS, 374, 101–104, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/piahs-374-101-2016
Proc. IAHS, 374, 101–104, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/piahs-374-101-2016

  17 Oct 2016

17 Oct 2016

Development and implementation of a monitoring and information system to increase water use efficiency in arid and semi-arid areas in Limarí, Central Chile (WEIN)

Erich Berger et al.

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In the scope of the BMBF funded project "WEIN", an integrated system for analysis, monitoring and information at river basin level was developed, which provides relevant information for all stakeholders that are concerned with water resource issues. The main objective was to improve water use efficiency and hence guarantee a sustainable agricultural production. The pilot region, in which this desktop and web-based system was implemented, is the semi-arid Limarí basin in Northern Central Chile.