Location: Agroecosystems Management Research
Project Number: 5030-13000-010-20-T
Project Type: Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement
Start Date: Nov 15, 2011
End Date: Sep 30, 2014
Develop a set of practice-specific conservation planning tools for application at the HUC-12 scale.
Tasks will include: Developing an approach to represent hydrologic flows through processing and terrain analysis of LiDAR data; Selecting test watersheds and identifying priority water quality concerns and conservation practices to address those concerns; Determining parameters and criteria for targeting individual practices in watersheds; Developing maps and mapping tools for each identified practice; Technology transfer of results through interaction with stakeholders to obtain feedback, evaluate and refine methods; Modeling of practice effects on water quality using simple models and published research results; and writing and publication of technology transfer materials and refereed journal publications.