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Research Project: FY 2018 Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on Croplands)

Location: Pasture Systems & Watershed Management Research

Project Number: 8070-13000-014-38-I
Project Type: Interagency Reimbursable Agreement

Start Date: Jul 1, 2018
End Date: Sep 30, 2019

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.