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WEPP model erosion evaluation under furrow irrigation

Bjorneberg, D.L. and Aase, J.K. and Trout, T.J. (1997) WEPP model erosion evaluation under furrow irrigation. In: American Society of Agricultural Engr. 1997 Annual Intl. Meeting. USA-MN-Minneapolis, 1997/08/10-14.

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The WEPP model was primarily designed for predicting erosion under rainfall conditions,
but procedures have been added to predict soil erosion from furrow irrigation. Predicted runoff
and infiltration using WEPP compared reasonably well with measurements from an 85-m long
field segment, but predicted values were poorer from two fields that were longer than 200 m. Soil
erosion was not adequately predicted using WEPP-defined soil parameters. Predicted soil erosion
was still unacceptable after attempting to adjust soil parameters to fit furrow irrigated conditions.
Some relationships in the WEPP model need to be changed before accurate soil erosion
predictions can be achieved for furrow irrigated fields.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
NWISRL Publication Number: 0942
Additional Information: ASAE Paper #972115
Subjects: Irrigation > Furrow irrigation > Erosion
Soil > Erosion
Research methodology
Mass Import - autoclassified (may be erroneous)
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Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2010 21:57
Last Modified: 21 Nov 2016 20:40
Item ID: 1085