Christopher Neale

Christopher Neale

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Contact Information

TitleDirector of Research, Daugherty Water for Food Institute
Faculty RankProfessor
Address Innovation Commons Conference Center
2021 Transformation Drive
Suite 3220
Lincoln NE
  • office: 402-472-5145


Selected Publications

Bhatti, S., Heeren, D., Barker, J. B., Neale, C., Woldt, W., Maguire, M., Rudnick, D. 2019. Site-specific irrigation management in a sub-humid climate using a spatial evapotranspiration model with satellite and airborne imagery. Agricultural Water ManagemOnline
Barker, J., Neale, C., Heeren, D., Suyker, A. (2018). Evaluation of a hybrid reflectance-based crop coefficient and energy balance evapotranspiration model for irrigation management. Transactions of the ASABE, 61(2), 533-548.
Campos, I., Neale, C., Arkebauer, T., Suyker, A., Goncalves, I. Z. (2018). Water productivity and crop yield: A simplified remote sensing driven operational approach. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 249, 501-511.
Barker, J., Franz, T., Heeren, D., Neale, C., Luck, J. (2017). Soil Water Content Monitoring for Irrigation Management: A Geostatistical Analysis. Agricultural water management. 188, 36-49.Online
Campos, I., Neale, C., Suyker, A., Arkebauer, T., Gonçalves, I. V. (2017). Reflectance-based crop coefficient redux: for operational evapotranspiration estimates in the age of high producing hybrid varieties. Agricultural Water Management, 187, 140-153. 2Online






TitleAwarded byYear Awarded
Royce J. Tipton AwardAmerican Society of Civil Engineers anization2022


SNR Program Areas

  • Environmental Science


Currently this page only displays grants that were awarded on 1/1/ 2009 to the present. If a grant was awarded prior to 1/1/ 2009 and is still active, it will not be displayed on this page.

Grant TitleUSAID MENAdrought
Starting Date06/03/2019


Ending Date09/30/2021
Funding Level$1,222,118.00
Funding AgencyIWMI


Grant TitleMENA Regional Drought Management
Starting Date01/01/2016


Ending Date03/31/2017
Funding Level$1,025,440.00
Funding AgencyICBA



Graduate Programs

Master of Applied Science

Master of Science in Natural Resource Sciences
including specializations in

  • Hydrological Sciences

Doctorate of Philosophy in Natural Resource Sciences
including specializations in

  • Hydrological Sciences