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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Spatial Analysis of Greenhouse Gas Emission of Bioenergy Cropping Systems from Farm to National Scale

Location: Pasture Systems & Watershed Management Research

Project Number: 8070-21000-008-12
Project Type: General Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Jan 01, 2014
End Date: Dec 31, 2018

Objective:
Spatial analysis of nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions, nitrate (NO3) leaching, and soil carbon of bioenergy cropping systems from farm to regional and national scale.

Approach:
USDA-ARS and Colorado State University (CSU) will conduct systems level analyses of environmental impacts by bioenergy crops. Spatial analysis of N2O emissions, NO3 leaching, and soil carbon in bioenergy cropping systems will be conducted over a range of landscape scales from farm, state, region, and national scale using the DayCent model.

Last Modified: 10/25/2014
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