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Estimated crop irrigation water use withdrawals in Sacramento Valley Groundwater Basin, Arizona for 2021

July 20, 2022

Observations of irrigated agricultural land within the Sacramento Valley Groundwater Basin in Arizona. Crops were verified in situ once in 2021 on May 21st; based on digitized field boundaries. Field boundaries were digitized from U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Imagery Program images dated 2021 and supplemented with Landsat and Sentinel2 imagery collections accessed via the Sentinel Hub, Sentinel Playground (https://apps.sentinel-hub.com/sentinel-playground). Satellite images were also used to identify the length of the growing season and crop condition. Water withdrawals were calculated using the modified Blaney-Criddle model of calculating consumptive use (U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, 1992 appendix A) using [...]

Citation Information

Publication Year 2022
Title Estimated crop irrigation water use withdrawals in Sacramento Valley Groundwater Basin, Arizona for 2021
DOI 10.5066/P9N8PR8C
Authors Read Amy L, Cadogan Ammon F, Mayo Justine P
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Arizona Water Science Center