9. Application of WEPP to Sustainable Management of a SmallCatchment in South west Missouri, US, Under Present Land Use and with Climatic Change

  1. R. P. C. Morgan2 and
  2. M. A. Nearing3
  1. J. M. Laflen

Published Online: 5 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444328455.ch9

Handbook of Erosion Modelling

Handbook of Erosion Modelling

How to Cite

Laflen, J. M. (2010) Application of WEPP to Sustainable Management of a SmallCatchment in South west Missouri, US, Under Present Land Use and with Climatic Change, in Handbook of Erosion Modelling (eds R. P. C. Morgan and M. A. Nearing), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444328455.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    National Soil Resources Institute, Cranfield University, UK

  2. 3

    USDA-ARS, Southwest Watershed Research Center, USA

Author Information

  1. USDA-ARS (retired), 5784 Highway 9, Buffalo Center, IA 5042, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2011
  2. Published Print: 22 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405190107

Online ISBN: 9781444328455

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Keywords:

  • WEPP application, for sustainable management of small catchment - in South west Missouri, US, under present land use and with climatic change;
  • WEPP (Water Erosion Prediction Project) - daily simulation model, predicting soil erosion on all lands;
  • watershed version, and Hillslope version for hillslope erosion - and sediment delivery estimates to channels;
  • climate data for WEPP - generated using software program;
  • Cligen parameters, adjusted - compensating for orographic effects and climate change;
  • WEPPCAT, to adjust Cligen data for climate change;
  • WEPP, allowing users - to develop a user database for local conditions;
  • WEPP, capabilities - in evaluating scenarios for small watersheds;
  • climate change effect - on runoff and sediment yield;
  • WEPP model, applied to a small watershed - about 5 km from the Marmaton river in southwest Missouri

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Description of Problem Area

  • Model Criteria

  • Models that Might be Applicable

  • WEPP Setup and Implementation

  • Model Results

  • Summary

  • References