Evaluation of a non-point source pollution model, AnnAGNPS, in a tropical watershed

@article{Polyakov2007EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of a non-point source pollution model, AnnAGNPS, in a tropical watershed},
  author={V. Polyakov and A. Fares and D. Kubo and J. Jacobi and C. Smith},
  journal={Environ. Model. Softw.},
  year={2007},
  volume={22},
  pages={1617-1627}
}
Impaired water quality caused by human activity and the spread of invasive plant and animal species has been identified as a major factor of degradation of coastal ecosystems in the tropics. The main goal of this study was to evaluate the performance of AnnAGNPS (Annualized Non-Point Source Pollution Model), in simulating runoff and soil erosion in a 48km^2 watershed located on the Island of Kauai, Hawaii. The model was calibrated and validated using 2years of observed stream flow and sediment… Expand
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