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Status and assessment of Pilot Watershed Study data

Show simple item record Couturier, Andrew
dc.coverage.spatial Essex
dc.coverage.spatial Kettle Creek
dc.coverage.spatial Pittock
dc.coverage.spatial Southwestern Ontario 2019-01-14T19:03:55Z 2019-01-14T19:03:55Z 1995 1995-07
dc.description.abstract This paper is the first in a series of reports concerning data assembled during the Pilot Watershed Study (PWS), a major component of the Soil and Water Environmental Enhancement Program (SWEEP). As part of the PWS, a variety of materials have been delivered to the Ontario Land Resource Unit (OLRU) of Agriculture Canada by BEAK Consultants, Ecologistics, and Ecological Services for Planning, the contractors involved in implementing the PWS. The purpose of this report is to assess and document the digital data received from the PWS which i) have potential application to the Indicators of Risk of Water Contamination (IROWC) project at the OLRU, and which ii) are appropriate for incorporation into the OLRU database. The paper documents the types of digital data available, assesses their spatial and temporal resolution and accuracy, and estimates the degree to which data layers can be integrated. The paper concludes that the spatial coverages and associated attribute information can be readily integrated, and that the PWS database will prove quite useful in assessing IROWC at a variety of temporal and spatial scales.
dc.description.sponsorship Agriculture Canada
dc.format pdf
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Agriculture Canada
dc.relation.ispartofseries The Soil and Water Environmental Enhancement Program
dc.rights In Copyright - Non-Commercial Use Permitted
dc.subject watershed
dc.subject soil quality
dc.subject water quality
dc.subject crop
dc.subject conservation practices
dc.subject climate
dc.subject hydrology
dc.subject data
dc.subject database
dc.subject contamination
dc.title Status and assessment of Pilot Watershed Study data
dc.title.alternative Compilation of a computerized database using data assembled under the Pilot Watershed Study of the Soil and Water Environmental Enhancement Program (SWEEP)
dc.type Report
dc.rights.holder Agriculture Canada

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