Using IT to better manage our resources...
Established in 1991, the Center for Natural Resource Information Technology (CNRIT) serves as an institution for research and development that takes a holistic and interdisciplinary approach to information and decision support systems for planning, monitoring and assessing management paradigms, new technologies and policy relative to the economic well-being of landholders, society and the natural resources supporting future generations.
Overview Phygrow is a daily time step computation engine that models above ground herb and shrub growth, forage consumption, and hydrologic processes.
NUTBAL's primary purpose is to provide the livestock industry the means to monitor the nutrient concentration in the animal's diet and determine if the current diet is sufficient to meet performance goals set by the producer.
Education and Certificates B.S. Rangeland Ecology & Management, Texas A&M University, 2003 M.S. Rangeland Ecology & Management, Oregon State University, 2006 Experience Ed joined the CNRIT team in October 2007.
Principal Investigators CNRIT has four Principal Investigators that lead projects and seek funding through granting institutions.
By Geoffrey Kamadi NAIROBI, Kenya ( AlertNet ) – Satellite technology is coming to the aid of pastoralists in drought-stricken Kenya, with the expansion of a water monitoring system that aims to reduce livestock loss.