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- Weltz, Mark A., et al. Show all 11 Authors
- Journal of soil and water conservation 2008 v.63 no.6 pp. 214A
- USDA; conservation programs; rangelands; range management; grazing; water erosion; watershed hydrology; runoff; hydrologic models; conservation practices; environmental impact; Conservation Effects Assessment Project; United States
- ... This paper describes the component of the Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) which aimed to assess the conservation on grazing lands in the USA. Topics covered include: the CEAP grazing land strategy; rangeland hydrology and erosion model for soil erosion on rangelands; water induced soil erosion, management, and natural systems models for plant growth and hillslopes; kinematic runoff ...
- Weltz, Mark A., et al. Show all 14 Authors
- Journal of soil and water conservation 2008 v.63 no.6 pp. 185A
- USDA; Agricultural Research Service; National Institute of Food and Agriculture; Natural Resources Conservation Service; conservation programs; governmental programs and projects; history; conservation practices; environmental impact; environmental assessment; watersheds; United States
CEAP defined and initiated a research and assessment agenda for estimating the effects and benefits of conservation practices and programs. CEAP accomplishments during the first five years include the following:• USDA established 38 research sites-ARS benchmark watersheds, CSREES competitive grant watersheds, and NRCS special emphasis watersheds-to quantify the measurable effects of conservation ...