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Agricultural non-point source (AGNPS) water quality modeling in a GIS environment [electronic resource] /

by Carpenter, Stephen G.

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Agricultural Non-Point Source (AGNPS) Water Quality Modeling in a GIS Environment Stephen George Carpenter This thesis project outlines the development and implementation of a complex GIS project in a government agency. The objective of the project was to integrate a public domain GIS package (GRASS) with a commercial structured query language database in order to undertake Agricultural Non-Point Source (AGNPS) water quality modeling. Three general areas of GIS technology were investigated consisting of technical issues involved in linking GIS; the model; database development; and a discussion of system performance from an institutional perspective.
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School:West Virginia University

School Location:USA - West Virginia

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:water quality management soil conservation geographic information systems

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