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A GIS-Coupled Hydrological Model System for the Watershed Assessment of Agricultural Nonpoint and Point Sources of Pollution

Mauro Di Luzio, Raghavan Srinivasan, Jeffrey G Arnold
2004 Transactions on GIS  
main purpose of AVSWAT is the combined assessment of nonpoint and point pollUtion loading at the watershed scale.  ...  This paper introduces AVSWAT, a GIS based hydrological system linking the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) water quality model and ArcView Geographic Information System software. The ?  ...  Acknowledgements The authors thank the Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research (TIAER) at Tarleton State University for providing the water quality data for the Upper North Bosque Watershed.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-9671.2004.00170.x fatcat:txct3aif5ngshibhjjkywecmxu

Evaluating Agricultural Nonpoint-Source Pollution Using Integrated Geographic Information Systems and Hydrologic/Water Quality Model

Udoyara S. Tim, Robert Jolly
1994 Journal of Environmental Quality  
This paper describes the integration of a distributed-parameter model (AGNPS) with a GIS (ARC/INFO) to examine nonpoint sources pollution in an agricultural watershed.  ...  In general, the study demonstrated the utility of integrating a simulation model with GIS for nonpoint-source pollution control and planning.  ...  of Agriculture and Land Stewardship.  ... 
doi:10.2134/jeq1994.00472425002300010006x fatcat:csalxedv7fevji4z27bm6sp54q

Applications of GIS to the Modeling of NonPoint Source Pollutants in the Vadose Zone: A Conference Overview

D. L. Corwin, R. J. Wagenet
1996 Journal of Environmental Quality  
Applications of GIS to the Modeling of Nonpoint Source Pollutants in the Vadose Zone.  ...  Because of their ubiquitous nature and potential chronic health effects, nonpoint source (NPS) pollutants have become a focal point of attention by the general public, particularly regarding pollution  ...  Conference Applications of GIS to the Modeling of Nonpoint Source Pollutants in the Vadose Zone.  ... 
doi:10.2134/jeq1996.00472425002500030004x fatcat:ye76jfhx3nelzbtdcpqavkjyqu

Impact of Landscape Feature and Feature Placement on Agricultural Non-Point-Source-Pollution Control

Udoyara S. Tim, Robert Jolly, Hsiu-Hua Liao
1995 Journal of water resources planning and management  
Management of agricultural non-point-source pollution in watersheds requires an integrated approach involving implementation of on-field and off-field management practices.  ...  ABSTRACT: Management of agricultural non-point-source pollution in watersheds requires an integrated approach involving implementation of on-field and off-field management practices.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The work upon which this paper is based was supported by the Iowa Agricultural and Home Economics Experiment Station through funds provided by the Iowa Department of Agricultural and Land  ... 
doi:10.1061/(asce)0733-9496(1995)121:6(463) fatcat:n3w7qmkcxvbyrovjfw5li2qh34

A hybrid GIS-supported watershed modelling system: application to the Lake Erhai basin, China

1999 Hydrological Sciences Journal  
In this study, a hybrid GIS-supported watershed modelling system is developed for integrated planning of water pollution control in the Lake Erhai basin, China.  ...  An inexactfuzzy multi-objective optimization model is developed for assessing a variety of system objectives and generating desired decision alternatives.  ...  The authors are grateful to the anonymous reviewers for their insightful comments and suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1080/02626669909492255 fatcat:33wgrqmjbbdydi7ki5oeklleum


Paul H. Martin, Eugene J. LeBoeuf, James P. Dobbins, Edsel B. Daniel, Mark D. Abkowitz
2005 Journal of the American Water Resources Association  
This paper provides a state-of-the-art critical review of current trends in interfacing GIS with predictive water resource models.  ...  Additionally, continued model enhancements and the development of graphical user interfaces (GUIs) have encouraged the development of application "suites" for evaluation and visualization of engineering  ...  Olivieri et al. (1991) used GIS software to develop input data for the Agricultural Nonpoint Source (AGNPS) pollution model (Young et al., 1989) .  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1752-1688.2005.tb03813.x fatcat:bf6lw4yndngvhmwpy4pks55mgi

A conceptual model for assessing ecological risk to water quality function of bottomland hardwood forests

Richard Lowrance, George Vellidis
1995 Environmental Management  
The stressors are related to nonpoint source pollution from adjacent land uses, especially agriculture; the conversion of BHRE to other land uses; and the encroachment of domestic animals into BHRE.  ...  Field-scale and watershed-scale measurement end points of most use in assessing the effects of stressors on the WQF are identified and discussed.  ...  Numerous models exist for the prediction of loading rates of nonpoint source pollution at the edge of fields.  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf02471994 fatcat:pxdqjs64crfkllnzqenwj6pgz4


D. K. Borah, M. Bera
2003 Transactions of the ASAE  
In this article, eleven watershed scale hydrologic and nonpoint-source pollution models are reviewed: AGNPS, AnnAGNPS, ANSWERS, CASC2D, DWSM, HSPF, KINEROS, MIKE SHE, PRMS, and SWAT.  ...  SWAT is a promising model for continuous simulations in predominantly agricultural watersheds, and HSPF is promising for mixed agricultural and urban watersheds.  ...  Gilley, USDA-ARS, Lincoln, Nebraska; and the three anonymous peer reviewers for reviewing and editing the manuscript and providing useful comments and suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.13031/2013.15644 fatcat:lrktkz3jsba2pcyiypg3rz6ph4

Soil erosion and non-point source pollution impacts assessment with the aid of multi-temporal remote sensing images

Shu-Kuang Ning, Ni-Bin Chang, Kai-Yu Jeng, Yi-Hsing Tseng
2006 Journal of Environmental Management  
Finally, a numerical simulation model (General Watershed Loading Function, GWLF) was used to relate soil erosion to nonpoint source pollution impacts in the coupled land and river water systems.  ...  The use of multi-temporal remote sensing images in support of environmental modeling analysis in a geographic information system (GIS) environment leading to identification of a variety of long-term interactions  ...  of soil erosion and non-point source pollutant loading in the coupled human and natural system.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2005.05.019 pmid:16182435 fatcat:r6sqkefwcvguje5kpfvfqdoujm

Vertical Variation of Nonpoint Source Pollutants in the Three Gorges Reservoir Region

Zhenyao Shen, Lei Chen, Qian Hong, Hui Xie, Jiali Qiu, Ruimin Liu, Vishal Shah
2013 PLoS ONE  
Nonpoint source (NPS) pollution is considered the main reason for water deterioration, but there has been no attempt to incorporate vertical variations of NPS pollution into watershed management, especially  ...  This paper also indicates that altitude data and proportions of land use could be a reliable estimate of NPS yields at different altitudes, with significant implications for land use planning and watershed  ...  Author Contributions Conceived and designed the experiments: ZYS. Performed the experiments: LC QH HX JLQ RML. Analyzed the data: ZYS LC QH HX JLQ.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0071194 pmid:23951110 pmcid:PMC3741353 fatcat:l5wozjcajzelvm4fr2ym7gcq5e

Agricultural Impacts on Groundwater: Processes, Modelling and Decision Support [chapter]

Andrea Giacomelli, Carlo Giupponi, Claudio Paniconi
2001 Agricultural Use of Groundwater  
A fourth example is BASINS (EPA, 1998) , an integrated watershed-based modelling system for water quality assessment and analysis of point and nonpoint sources of pollution.  ...  the AGNPS and ANSWERS models for nonpoint source pollution modelling (Wilson, 1996) .  ...  IV The coupled model of density-dependent variably saturated flow and miscible salt transport can be expressed as (Gambolati et al., 1999)  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-015-9781-4_3 fatcat:hpaf47eidrebxo2xvau74fyq5q

Evaluating Nonpoint Source Critical Source Area Contributions at the Watershed Scale

Michael J. White, Daniel E. Storm, Philip R. Busteed, Scott H. Stoodley, Shannon J. Phillips
2009 Journal of Environmental Quality  
Areas with disproportionately high pollutant losses (i.e., critical source areas [CSAs]) have been widely recognized as priority areas for the control of nonpoint-source pollution.  ...  Th ere is a lack of research identifying the total CSA pollutant contribution at the watershed scale, and there is no quantitative assessment of program eff ectiveness if CSAs are actively targeted.  ...  Mention of trade names or commercial products is solely for the purpose of providing specifi c information and does not imply recommendation or endorsement by the United States Department of Agriculture  ... 
doi:10.2134/jeq2008.0375 pmid:19549942 fatcat:p7yqhk6vznfurnvsrc2phtbkcy

Modelling of Nutrient Pollution Dynamics in River Basins: A Review with a Perspective of a Distributed Modelling Approach

Md Jahangir Alam, Dushmanta Dutta
2021 Geosciences  
This paper aims to assess the capacity of existing modelling tools in the context of process-based modelling and provide a future direction in research.  ...  The distributed model is more adequate for predicting the realistic details of pollution problems in a changing environment. Future research needs to focus on more process-based modelling.  ...  PLOAD Version 3.0; An ArcVIew GIS Tool to Calculate Nonpoint Sources of Pollution in Watershed and Stormwater Projects.  ... 
doi:10.3390/geosciences11090369 fatcat:z4mdbt4ozvharm5wt557j2swri

Development of GIS Interface Tool for GAMES Model and Its Application to an Agricultural Watershed in Southern Ontario

Kishor Panjabi, Nabil Allataifeh, Chen Dai, Ramesh Rudra, Pradeep Goel, Narayan Shrestha, Rituraj Shukla
2018 Open Journal of Civil Engineering  
The Guelph model for evaluating effects of Agricultural Management System on Erosion and Sedimentation (GAMES) is tailor-made for such applications; it, however, requires a significant amount of spatial  ...  As such, the GAMES was loosely coupled to a GIS interface to manage the large spatial input data and to produce efficient cartographic representations of model output results.  ...  Conflicts of Interest The authors declare no conflicts of interest regarding the publication of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.4236/ojce.2018.83024 fatcat:h2tlovm4gzhxdbuca6awwxrbta

A Modeling System of Nutrient Loads to Long Island Sound from Connecticut Watersheds

Jason Love, Tony Donigian
2002 Journal of Water Management Modeling  
Thus, in order to assess the delivery efficiency of the watershed model loads for the lower portions of the major rivers, the System-Wide Eutrophication Model (SWEM), coupled hydrodynamic/water quality  ...  The sources currently considered include point sources, nonpoint sources from. watershed land uses, and atmosphelic deposition.  ... 
doi:10.14796/jwmm.r208-11 fatcat:fgmgnztw6nfupbgenwpvnadola
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