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The WEPP model for runoff and erosion prediction under center pivot irrigation

El Modelo WEPP para Predecir el Deslave y la Erosión Bajo irrigación de Pivote Central

Kincaid, D.C. and Lehrsch, G.A. (2001) The WEPP model for runoff and erosion prediction under center pivot irrigation. pp. 115-118. In: Ascough II, J.C. and Flanagan, D.C. (eds.) Proc. Int. Symp. Soil erosion research for the 21st Century. USA-HI-Honolulu, 2001/01/03-05. ASAE, St. Joseph, MI.

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Abstract

The USDA Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) Hillslope model was tested with data taken under traveling lateral irrigation in Southern Idaho. The main parameter affecting infiltration and runoff was the effective hydraulic conductivity. The model was found to predict average runoff and soil loss reasonably well for small slope areas (<40m) and can be used to analyze for potential runoff problems on steep critical areas within a larger field.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
NWISRL Publication Number: 1029
Subjects: Irrigation > Furrow irrigation > Erosion
Irrigation > Furrow irrigation > Runoff losses
Irrigation > Sprinkler irrigation > Center pivot
Soil > Erosion
Research methodology
Mass Import - autoclassified (may be erroneous)
Depositing User: Michelle Wayment
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2010 21:56
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2016 18:56
Item ID: 887
URI: https://eprints.nwisrl.ars.usda.gov/id/eprint/887

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