State Water Resources Research Institute Program

Project ID: 2012KS126B
Title: Evaluation of the Kansas P Index using APEX
Project Type: Research
Start Date: 3/01/2012
End Date: 2/28/2013
Congressional District: KS-002
Focus Categories: Agriculture
Keywords: Phosphorus Index
Principal Investigator: Nelson, Nathan (Kansas State University)
Federal Funds: $ 13,027
Non-Federal Matching Funds: $ 26,134
Abstract: The goal of this project is to evaluate and improve the Kansas Phosphorus Index (P-Index) using average annual P loss estimates derived from the Agricultural Policy / Environmental Extender (APEX) model. Attaining this goal will require calibration and validation of APEX with measured runoff data and then use of the validated model to evaluate the Kansas P-Index.

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