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Agricultural land uses, livestock and soils of the Canadian Great Lakes Basin (south of latitude 45 degrees N)

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dc.contributor.author Coote, R.
dc.contributor.author MacDonald, M.
dc.contributor.author Wall, C. J.
dc.date.accessioned 2018-12-04T15:29:17Z
dc.date.available 2018-12-04T15:29:17Z
dc.date.copyright 1974
dc.date.created 1974-06-01
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10214/14482
dc.description.abstract Monitoring of agricultural watersheds for contribution of nutrients and other pollutants to water, with selection of sites based on soil, land use and hydrological data was proposed by the Agriculture Canada (C.D.A.) Task Force for Implementation of the Great Lakes Water Quality Programme. In addition, it was recommended that the proposed programme should be integrated with other larger watershed studies through participation of the C.D.A. Research Branch in the proposed watershed studies (Task C) of the International Reference Group on Great Lakes Pollution from Land Use Activities. Agriculture Canada participated in the development of the Task C watershed study plan through representation on the Task C Technical Committee and its Agricultural Sub-Committee. In order to complete the study plan and to select sites according to prescribed criteria, the following programmes were carried out and are included in this report: 1) Land Use Inventory 2) Soil potential for pollutant transfer 3) Soil erosion and 4) Background data collection for the Agricultural Sub-Committee.
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dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher International Joint Commission
dc.relation.ispartofseries Task C (Canadian Section) International Reference Group on Great Lakes Pollution from Land Use Activities, International Joint Commission
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dc.subject watershed
dc.subject agriculture
dc.subject soil erosion
dc.subject fluvial sedimentation
dc.subject runoff
dc.subject manure storage
dc.subject livestock operations
dc.title Agricultural land uses, livestock and soils of the Canadian Great Lakes Basin (south of latitude 45 degrees N)
dc.title.alternative A report of the activities of the Engineering Research Service and the Soil Research Institute as part of Agriculture Canada's contribution to the implementation of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement 1973 - 1974
dc.type Report
dc.rights.holder International Joint Commission
dc.contributor.affiliation Engineering Research Service, Ottawa
dc.contributor.affiliation Soil Research Institute, Ottawa
dc.contributor.affiliation Soil Research Institute, Ontario Soil Survey Unit, Guelph
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