Integrated Earth System Sciences Institute (IESSI)

Integrated Earth System Sciences Institute (IESSI)

 

IESSI is a new centre within the Natural Resources' Department here at Cranfield, established as a result of Cranfield's significant investment in natural resources. IESSI leads Cranfield’s research on the application of biophysical science to integrated land management.

Recent Submissions

  • Hess, Tim M.; Chatterton, Julia; Williams, Adrian (Cranfield University, 2012-02-29)
    The water consumption of a range of dairy and beef production systems was estimated for four locations in Ireland using the Cranfield Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) systems model. This included direct water consumption (for ...
  • Hess, Tim M. (1999-01-01)
    Irrigation constitutes a major user of water resources at a time, and in places, where resources are at their lowest. Also, by maintaining the soil in a wetter state, it increases the annual drainage, which can affect ...
  • Hess, Tim M. (1996-01-01)
    This paper compares the use of different methods for estimating reference evapotranspiration (ETo) for irrigation scheduling in the UK. Methods include use of long-term averages, daily weather data and evaporimeters. The ...
  • Hess, Tim M.; Counsell, Chris (2008-03-13)
    Developed by HR Wallingford and Cranfield University (with support from the UK Department for International Development), WaSim is a computer-based training package for the teaching and demonstration of issues involved ...
  • Chatterton, Julia C.; Hess, Tim M.; Williams, Adrian G. (2011-05-25)
    Recent reports highlighting large quantities of water required to produce a kilo of meat have attracted media attention, leading to debates over the role of meat in a sustainable diet. Such reports frequently quote figures ...
  • Hess, Tim M. (2011-01-14)
    A case study tutorial for use with the Wasim soil water balance simulation model, based on irrigated potatoes in the UK.