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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Ceap (Conservation Effects Assessment Program) 2012

Location: Grassland, Soil and Water Research Laboratory

Project Number: 6206-13610-007-26
Project Type: General Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Jul 01, 2012
End Date: Aug 31, 2016

Objective:
Principal focus of the CEAP effort is to produce a national assessment of environmental benefits of USDA conservation programs to support policy decision and program implementation.

Approach:
Utilize ARS historical watershed databases to validate the SWAT model and then utilize this model to determine the impact of conservation practices on water quality, soil quality, air quality, and wildlife habitat.

Last Modified: 9/10/2014
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