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Research Project: CONSERVATION EFFECTS ASSESSMENT PROJECT (CEAP)(2011) - ARS BENCHMARK WATERSHED STUDIES

Location: Hydrology and Remote Sensing Laboratory

Project Number: 1245-13610-028-24-R
Project Type: Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Jul 1, 2011
End Date: Sep 30, 2013

Objective:
Principal focus of the CEAP Watershed Studies is to evaluate the effects and benefits of conservation practices at the watershed scale, in support of policy decisions and program implementation.

Approach:
The effects of conservation activities on water and soil quality will be assessed at the watershed scale using models such as ARS' Soil and Water Assessment Tool, in combination with ARS long-term watershed data sets, expertise, and resources.