# An application of a small area procedure with correlation between measurement error and sampling error to the Conservation Effects Assessment Project

@inproceedings{Berg2021AnAO, title={An application of a small area procedure with correlation between measurement error and sampling error to the Conservation Effects Assessment Project}, author={Emily Berg and Sepideh Mosaferi}, year={2021} }

County level estimates of mean sheet and rill erosion from the Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) survey are useful for program development and evaluation. As a result of small county sample sizes, small area estimation procedures are needed. One variable that is related to sheet and rill erosion is the quantity of water runoff. The runoff is collected in the CEAP survey but is unavailable for the full population. We use an estimate of mean runoff from the CEAP survey as a covariate…

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