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WEPS-NRCS TSP Configuration

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WEPS-NRCS TSP Configuration

Note: WEPS 1.6 is now available. It is often referred to as WebStart WEPS, since it is a Java WebStart application.

Access NRCS/TSP configured WebStart WEPS release here: 



WEPS version 1.5.52 (now archived) and documentation are also still available using the download link on this page. This download includes:


WEPS NRCS release 1.5.52 (2016-11-30)

WEPS User's Manual (June 2016)

WEPS Technical Documentation – USDA Agricultural Handbook #727 (August 2020)



This is the NRCS TSP configured WEPS version required for official NRCS business by TSP (Technical Service Providers) under contract with NRCS.  NRCS developed and maintains the components of the WEPS Databases.  The USDA-Agricultural Research Service is the lead agency for developing the science in the WEPS model and the model interface.


WEPS • The Wind Erosion Prediction System is a tool for predicting the effects of management (practices and cropping rotations) on the wind erosion potential for a selected field site. WEPS simulates daily wind erosion processes based on weather, management crop rotations and soil conditions.


For more information about WEPS, see our WEPS related websites (Rangeland Resources & Systems Research and archived Wind Erosion Research) or USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service’s WEPS website.

Contact is Chris Coreil,, National Erosion Specialist, with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, Fort Worth, TX; 817-509-3213



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