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Research Project: FY 2020 Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)

Location: National Soil Erosion Research Laboratory

Project Number: 5020-12130-004-010-I
Project Type: Interagency Reimbursable Agreement

Start Date: Aug 1, 2020
End Date: Sep 30, 2023

Quantify the effect of conservation practices on water quality at field and watershed scales in the St. Joseph River watershed.

1. Monitor discharge and water quality at field sites and agricultural ditches to evaluate and test conservation practice effectiveness; and 2. Use new and innovative modeling and assessment tools to quantify sediment, nutrient, and pesticide transport on the landscape under current and future climates.