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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: CONSERVATION EFFECTS ASSESSMENT PROJECT

Location: Cropping Systems and Water Quality Research

Project Number: 3622-12130-004-04
Project Type: Reimbursable

Start Date: Jun 12, 2007
End Date: Sep 30, 2009

Objective:
Principal focus of the CEAP effort is to produce a national assessment of environmental benefits of 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: 9/21/2014
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