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- Guzmán, Gloria I., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Environmental science & technology 2019 v.53 no.9 pp. 5091-5101
- carbon; carbon footprint; climate change; electricity generation; greenhouse gas emissions; industrialization; infrastructure; irrigation systems; mechanization; methane; methane production; power generation; surface water; uncertainty; water quality; water resources; water use efficiency; Mediterranean region; Spain
- ... Irrigation in the Mediterranean region has been used for millennia and has greatly expanded with industrialization. Irrigation is critical for climate change adaptation, but it is also an important source of greenhouse gas emissions. This study analyzes the carbon (C) footprint of irrigation in Spain, covering the complete historical process of mechanization. A 21-fold total, 6-fold area-based, an ...