Dr. Salah  Er-Raki

Dr. Salah Er-Raki

Associate Professor
Cadi Ayyad University, Morocco


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Physics from Cadi Ayyad University, Morocco

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Biography

Dr. Salah Er-Raki is currently working as Associate Professor of Physics, Faculty of Sciences and Techniques, Marrakech, Morocco. He has completed his Ph.D. in Physics from Cadi Ayyad University, Morocco and Postdoctoral Fellow at Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakech, Morocco. He is also serving as reviewer for international scientific journals such as Journal of Hydrology, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology, Remote Sensing, WSEAS, Agronomy, Arid Land Research and Management. He is member of editorial board in Agricultural Water Management, Geosciences journal, Journal of Applied Sciences, International Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Advances in Geological and Geophysical Engineering (AGGE), and Frontiers in Geosciences. He also participated in many funded research projects. He has published 3 thesis, 72 research articles in refereed journals and 6 chapters in books contributed as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Water Resources Management
100%
Agricultural Water Management
62%
Remote Sensing Application
90%
Irrigation and Drainage, Water Supply
75%
Irrigation
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Er-Raki, S., J. Ezzahar, O. Merlin, A. Amazirh and B.A. Hssaine et al., 2021. Performance of the hydrus-1D model for water balance components assessment of irrigated winter wheat under different water managements in semi-arid region of Morocco. Agric. Water Manage., 10.1016/j.agwat.2020.106546.
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  2. Villard, L., A. Chakir, P. Fanise, N. Ouaadi and J. Ezzahar et al., 2020. Temporal decorrelation At C- And L-band over olive tree plantations:first insights from the marocscat campaigns. IEEE., 10.1109/M2GARSS47143.2020.9105196.
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  3. Stefan, V.G., O. Merlin, M.J. Escorihuela, B. Molero and J. Chihrane et al., 2020. Temporal calibration of an evaporation-based spatial disaggregation method of smos soil moisture data. Remote Sens., 10.3390/rs12101671.
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  4. Rafi, Z., O. Merlin, V.L. Dantec, S. Khabba, S. Er-Raki and P. Mordelet, 2020. Inter-comparison between different techniques for evapotranspiration partitioning: eddy covariance-, sap flow-, lysimeter- and fao-based methods. Adv. Smart Technol. Appl. Case Stud., 684: 431-439.
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  5. Olivera-Guerra, L., O. Merlin and S. Er-Raki, 2020. Irrigation retrieval from landsat optical/thermal data integrated into a crop water balance model: a case study over winter wheat fields in a semi-arid region. Remote Sens. Environ., 10.1016/j.rse.2019.111627.
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  6. Khabba, S., S. Er-Raki, J. Toumi, J. Ezzahar, B.A. Hssaine, M. Le Page and A. Chehbouni, 2020. A simple light-use-efficiency model to estimate wheat yield in the semi-arid areas. Agronomy, Vol. 10. 10.3390/agronomy10101524.
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  7. Hssaine, B.A., O. Merlin, J. Ezzahar, N. Ojha, S. Er-Raki and S. Khabba, 2020. An evapotranspiration model self-calibrated from remotely sensed surface soil moisture, land surface temperature and vegetation cover fraction: application to disaggregated SMOS and MODIS data. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24: 1781-1803.
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  8. Frison, P.L., A. Chakir, J. Ezzahar, P. Fanise and L. Villard et al., 2020. C band radar crops monitoring at high temporal frequency: first results of the MOCTAR campaign. IEEE., 10.1109/M2GARSS47143.2020.9105177.
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  9. Elfarkh, J., S. Er-Raki, J. Ezzahar, L. Jarlan, S. Khabba and A. Chehbouni, 2020. Estimation of the evapotranspiration over heterogeneous region using shuttleworth-wallace model. Adv. Smart Technol. Appl. Case Stud., 684: 451-459.
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  10. Elfarkh, J., S. Er-Raki, J. Ezzahar, A. Chehbouni and B. Aithssaine et al., 2020. Integrating thermal stress indexes within Shuttleworth–Wallace model for evapotranspiration mapping over a complex surface. Irrig. Sci., 10.1007/s00271-020-00701-3.
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  11. Elfarkh, J., J. Ezzahar, S. Er-Raki, V. Simonneaux and B.A. Hssaine et al., 2020. Multi-scale evaluation of the TSEB model over a complex agricultural landscape in Morocco. Remote Sens., 10.3390/rs12071181.
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  12. Ezzahar, J., N. Ouaadi, M. Zribi, J. Elfarkh and G. Aouade et al., 2019. Evaluation of backscattering models and support vector machine for the retrieval of bare soil moisture from sentinel-1 data. Remote Sens., Vol. 12. 10.3390/rs12010072.
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  13. Toumi, J., S. Er-Raki, J. Ezzahar, S. Khabba, L. Jarlan and A. Chehbouni, 2016. Performance assessment of AquaCrop model for estimating evapotranspiration, soil water content and grain yield of winter wheat in Tensift Al Haouz (Morocco): Application to irrigation management. Agric. Water Manage., 163: 219-235.
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  14. Nassah, H., S. Er-Raki, S. Khabba, Y. Fakir, J. Ezzahar, L. Hanich and O. Merlin, 2016. Evaluation of deep percolation in irrigated citrus orchards in the semi-arid region of Tensift Al Haouz, Morocco. Acta Hortic., .
  15. Merlin, O., V.G. Stefan, A. Amazirh, A. Chanzy and E. Ceschia et al., 2016. Modeling soil evaporation efficiency in a range of soil and atmospheric conditions using a meta-analysis approach. Water Resourc. Res., 52: 3663-3684.
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  16. Ayyoub, A., S. Khabba, S. Er-Raki, O. Merlin and A. Bahlaoui, 2016. Calibration and validation of the Penman-Monteith model for estimating evapotranspiration of an orange orchard in semi-arid region. Acta Hortic., .
  17. Aouade, G., J. Ezzahar, N. Amenzou, S. Er-Raki, A. Benkaddour, S. Khabba and L. Jarlan, 2016. Combining stable isotopes and micrometeorological measurements for partitioning evapotranspiration of winter wheat into soil evaporation and plant transpiration in a semi-arid region. Agric. Water Manage., 177: 181-192.
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  18. Stefan, V.G., O. Merlin, S. Er-Raki, M. Escorihuela and S. Khabba, 2015. Consistency between In Situ, model-derived and high-resolution-image-based soil temperature endmembers: Towards a robust data-based model for multi-resolution monitoring of crop evapotranspiration. Remote Sens., 7: 10444-10479.
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  19. Merlin, O., Y. Malbeteau, Y. Notfi, S. Bacon, S. Er-Raki, S. Khabba and L. Jarlan, 2015. Performance metrics for soil moisture downscaling methods: Application to DISPATCH data in central Morocco. Remote Sensing, 7: 3783-3807.
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  20. Jarlan, L., S. Khabba, S. Er-Raki, M.L. Page and L. Hanich et al., 2015. Remote Sensing of Water Resources in the semi-arid Mediterranean areas: The Joint International Laboratory TREMA. Int. J. Remote Sens., 36: 4879-4917.
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  21. Iounousse, J., S. Er-Raki, A. El Motassadeq and H. Chehouani, 2015. Using an unsupervised approach of probabilistic neural network (PNN) for land use classification from multitemporal satellite images. Appl. Soft Comput., 30: 1-13.
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  22. Boulet, G., B. Mougenot, J.P. Lhomme, P. Fanise and Z. Lili-Chabaane et al., 2015. The SPARSE model for the prediction of water stress and evapotranspiration components from thermal infra-red data and its evaluation over irrigated and rainfed wheat. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19: 4653-4672.
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  23. Le Page, M., J. Toumi, S. Khabba, O. Hagolle and A. Tavernier et al., 2014. A Life-size and near real-time test of irrigation scheduling with a Sentinel-2 like time series (SPOT4-Take5) in Morocco. Remote Sens., 6: 11182-11203.
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  24. Chirouze, J., G. Boulet, L. Jarlan, R. Fieuzal and J.C. Rodriguez et al., 2014. Intercomparison of four remote-sensing-based energy balance methods to retrieve surface evapotranspiration and water stress of irrigated fields in semi-arid climate. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discussions, 18: 1165-1188.
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  25. Belaqziz, S., S. Mangiarotti, M. Le Page, S. Khabba and S. Er-Raki et al., 2014. Irrigation scheduling of a classical gravity network based on the covariance matrix Adaptation-evolutionary strategy algorithm. Comput. Electron. Agric., 102: 64-72.
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  26. Kharrou, M.H., M. Le Page, A. Chehbouni, V. Simonneaux and S. Er-Raki et al., 2013. Assessment of equity and adequacy of water delivery in irrigation systems using remote sensing-based indicators in Semi-arid region, Morocco. Water Resour. Manage., 27: 4697-4714.
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  27. Khabba, S., L. Jarlan, S. Er-Raki, M. Le Page and J. Ezzahar et al., 2013. The Sudmed program and the joint international laboratory TREMA: A decade of water transfer study in the Soil-plant-atmosphere system over irrigated crops in Semi-arid area. Procedia Environ. Sci., 19: 524-533.
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  28. Ezzahar, J., S. Er-Raki, W. Bouarifi, L. Jarlan and H. Marah et al., 2013. Estimation of the Evapotranspiration Over Sparse and Tall Vegetation Using the Large Aperture Scintillometer. In: Evapotranspiration : Processes, Sources and Environmental Implications. Er-Raki, S. (Ed.). Nova Science Publishers, New York, USA., ISBN: 978-1-62417-138-3, pp: 160-174.
  29. Er-Raki, S., J.C. Rodriguez, J. Garatuza-Payan, C.J. Watts and A. Chehbouni, 2013. Determination of crop evapotranspiration of table grapes in a semi-arid region of Northwest Mexico using multi-spectral vegetation index. Agric. Water Manage., 122: 12-19.
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  30. Er-Raki, S., J. Ezzahar, S. Khabba, L. Jarlan, M.H. Kharrou and G. Chehbouni, 2013. Micrometeorology tools for measuring evapotranspiration from the leaf to the region. In: Evapotranspiration: Processes, Sources and Environmental Implications. Er-Raki, S. (Ed.). Nova Publishers, New York, USA., ISBN: 978-1-62417-138-3, pp: 1-22.
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  31. Diarra, A., L. Jarlan, S. Er-Raki, M. Le Page and S. Khabba et al., 2013. Characterization of evapotranspiration over irrigated crops in a Semi-arid Area (Marrakech, Morocco) using an energy budget model. Procedia Environ. Sci., 19: 504-513.
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  32. Belaqziz, S., S. Khabba, S. Er-Raki, L. Jarlan and M. Le Page et al., 2013. A new irrigation priority index based on remote sensing data for assessing the networks irrigation scheduling. Agric. Water Manage., 119: 1-9.
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  33. Belaqziz, S., A. El Fazziki, S. Mangiarotti, M. Le Page and S. Khabba et al., 2013. An agent based modeling for the gravity irrigation management. Procedia Environ. Sci., 19: 804-813.
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  34. Ezzahar, J., S. Er-Raki, H. Marah, S. Khabba, N. Amenzou and G. Chehbouni, 2012. Coupling soil-vegetationatmosphere-transfer model with energy balance model for estimating energy and water vapor fluxes over an olive grove in a semi-arid region. Global Meteorol., Vol. 1. 10.4081/gm.2012.e1.
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  35. Mouhanni, H., A. Bendou and S. Er-Raki, 2011. Disinfection of treated wastewater and its reuse in the irrigation of golf grass: The case of plant m`zar agadir-Morocco. Water, 3: 1128-1138.
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  36. Kharrou, M.H., S. Er-Raki, A. Chehbouni, B. Duchemin and V. Simonneaux et al., 2011. Water use efficiency and yield of winter wheat under different irrigation regimes in a semi-arid region. Agric. Sci., 2: 273-282.
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  37. Er-Raki, S., S. Khabba, T. Erraji, J. Ezzahar and L. Jarlan et al., 2011. Evaluation of the sap flow measurements determined with heat balance method for citrus orchards in semi-arid region. Acta Hortic., 951: 259-267.
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  38. Er-Raki, S., A. Chehbouni, J. Ezzahar, S. Khabba, E.K. Lakhal and B. Duchemin, 2011. Derived crop coefficient for winter wheat using different reference evpotranspirationestimates methods. J. Agric. Sci. Technol., 13: 209-221.
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  39. Er-Raki, S., A. Chehbouni, S. Khabba, V. Simonneaux and L. Jarlan et al., 2010. Assessment of reference evapotranspiration methods in semi-arid regions: Can weatherforecast data be used as alternate of ground meteorological parameters. J. Arid Environ., 74: 1587-1596.
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  40. Er-Raki, S., A. Chehbouni, G. Boulet and D.G. Williams, 2010. Using the dual approach of FAO-56 for partitioning ET into soil and plant components for olive orchards in a semi-arid region. Agric. Water Manage., 97: 1769-1778.
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  41. Er-Raki, S., A. Chehbouni and B. Duchemin, 2010. Combining satellite remote sensing data with the FAO-56 dual approach for water use mapping in irrigated wheat fields of a semi-arid region. Remote Sensing, 2: 375-387.
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  42. Khabba, S., B. Duchemin, R. Hadria, S. Er-Raki and J. Ezzahar et al., 2009. Evaluation of digital hemispherical photography and plant canopy analyser for measuring leaf area index of orange orchards. J. Agronomy, 8: 67-72.
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  43. Ezzahar, J., A. Chehbouni, S. Er-Raki, S. Khabba and L. Hanich, 2009. Estimating and monitoring seasonal water consumption of olive orchards in a semi-arid region (Morocco) using the Eddy-covariance system. Options Mediterraneennes Technol. Perspectives Rational Water Resour. Mediterranean Region, 88: 81-87.
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  44. Ezzahar, J., A. Chehbouni, S. Er-Raki and L. Hanich, 2009. The use of the scintillation technique for estimating evapotranspiration ET over several agricultural fields in semi-arid region. Plant Biosyst., 143: 209-221.
  45. Er-Raki, S., A. Chehbouni, N. Guemouria, J. Ezzahar, S. Khabba, G. Boulet and L. Hanich, 2009. Citrus orchard evapotranspiration: Comparison between eddy covariance measurements and the FAO-56 approach estimates. Plant Biosystems, 143: 201-208.
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  46. Er-Raki, S., A. Chehbouni, J. Ezzahar, S. Khabba, G. Boulet, L. Hanich and D. Williams, 2009. Evapotranspiration partitioning from sap flow and eddy covariance techniques for olive orchards in semi-arid region. Acta Hort., 846: 201-208.
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  47. Er-Raki, S., A. Chehbouni, J. Hoedjes, J. Ezzahar, B. Duchemin and F. Jacob, 2008. Improvement of FAO-56 method for olive orchards through sequential assimilation of thermal infrared based estimates of ET. Agric. Water Manage., 95: 309-321.
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  48. Duchemin, B., O. Hogole, B. Mougenot, I. Benhadj and R. Hadria et al., 2008. Agrometerological study of semi-arid areas: An experiment for analysing the potential of time series of FORMOSAT-2 images (Tensift-Marrakech plain). Int. J. Remote Sensing, 29: 5291-5300.
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  49. Chehbouni, A., R. Escadafal, G. Boulet, B. Duchemin and V. Simonneaux et al., 2008. The use of remotely sensed data for integrated hydrological modeling in arid and semi-arid regions: The SUDMED program. Int. J. Remote Sensing, 29: 5161-5181.
  50. Simonneaux, V., B. Duchemin, D. Helson, S. Er-Raki, A. Olioso and A.G. Chehbouni, 2007. The use of high-resolution image time series for crop classification and evapotranspiration estimate over an irrigated area in central Morocco. Int. J. Remote Sensing, 29: 95-116.
  51. Ezzahar, J., A. Chehbouni, J.C.B. Hoedjes, S. Er-Raki, A. Chehbouni, J.M. Bonnefond and H.A.R. De Bruin, 2007. The use of the scintillation technique for estimating and monitoring water consumption of olive orchards in a semi-arid region. Agric. Water Manage., 89: 173-184.
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  52. Er-Raki, S., A. Chehbouni, N. Guemouria, B. Duchemin, J. Ezzahar and R. Hadria, 2007. Combining FAO-56 model and ground-based remote sensing to estimate water consumptions of wheat crops in a semi-arid region. Agric. Water Manage., 87: 41-54.
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  53. Hadria, R., B. Duchemin, A. Lahrouni, S. Khabba and S. Er-raki et al., 2006. Monitoring of irrigated wheat in a semi-arid climate using crop modelling and remote sensing data: Impact of satellite revisit time frequency. Int. J. Remote Sensing, 27: 1093-1117.
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  54. Er-Raki, S., A. Chehbouni, N. Guemouria, B. Duchemin, J. Ezzahar, R. Hadria and I. BenHadj, 2006. Driven FAO-56 Dual Crop Coefficient Approach with Remotely-Sensed Data for Estimating Water Consumptions of Wheat Crops in a Semi-Arid Region. In: Recent Advances in Quantitative Remote Sensing, Sobrino, J.A. (Ed.). University of Valencia Publications, Spain, pp: 431-437.
  55. Duchemin, B., V. Simonneaux, B. Mougenot, S. Khabba and R. Hadria et al., 2006. Agrometerological study of semi-arid areas: An experiment for analysing the potential of FORMOSAT-2 time series of images in the Marrakech plain. In: Second Recent Advances in Quantitative Remote Sensing, Sobrino, J.A. (Ed.). University of Valencia Publications, Spain., pp: 646-653.
  56. Duchemin, B., R. Hadria, S. Erraki, G. Boulet and P. Maisongrande et al., 2006. Monitoring wheat phenology and irrigation in central Morocco: On the use of relationships between evapotranspiration, crops coefficients, leaf area index and remotely-sensed vegetation indices. Agric. Water Manage., 97: 1-27.
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  57. Williams, D.G., W. Cable, K. Hultine, J.C.B. Hoedjes and E.A. Yepez et al., 2004. Evapotranspiration components determined by stable isotope, sap flow and eddy covariance technique. Agric. Forest Meteorol., 125: 241-258.
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  58. Rodriguez, J.C., B. Duchemin, C.J. Watts, R. Hadria and J. Garatuza et al., 2003. Wheat yields estimation using remote sensing and crop modeling in Yaqui Valley in Mexico. Int. Geosci. Remote Sensing Symp., 4: 2221-2223.
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  59. Duchemin, B., S. Er-Raki, P. Gentine, P. Maisongrande and L. Coret et al., 2003. Estimating cereal evapotranspiration using a simple model driven by satellite data. Int. Geosci. Remote Sensing Symp., 4: 2762-2764.
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