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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: EFFECTS OF CONSERVATION PRACTICES ON SOIL AND WATER RESOURCES - NATIONAL ASSESSMENT (PHASE III)

Location: Grassland, Soil and Water Research Laboratory

Project Number: 6206-13610-007-21
Project Type: Specific Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Sep 08, 2009
End Date: Sep 07, 2014

Objective:
Principal focus of the CEAP effort is to produce a national assessment of environmental benefits of USDA conservation programs to support policy decision and program implementation.

Approach:
Utilize ARS historical watershed databases to validate the SWAT model and then utilize this model to determine the impact of conservation practices on water quality, soil quality, air quality, and wildlife habitat.

Last Modified: 9/20/2014
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