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Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation
Entry ID: RUSLE

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Summary
Abstract: Research on soil erosion and its effect on agricultural productivity started in
1930s. During 1940 and 1956, research scientists began to develop a
quantitative procedure for estimating soil loss in the Corn Belt in the United
States. Several factors were introduced to an early soil loss equation, in
which slope and practice were primarily considered. It was recognized that a
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Description: Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation, Version 2 metadata.

Description: Use RUSLE to calculate soil erosion.
Service Citation
Title: Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation
Provider: Michigan State University
URL: http://www.iwr.msu.edu/rusle/
Service Keywords
MODELS >COMPONENT PROCESS MODELS Parameter Definition

Ancillary Keywords
Erosion Factors
Calculating Erosion

Service Provider
MSU/IWR/RUSLE > Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation, Institute of Water Research, Michigan State University Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.iwr.msu.edu/rusle/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: DA OUYANG
Phone: (517)432-1189
Fax: (517)353-1812
Email: ouyangda at msu.edu
Contact Address:
Institute of Water Research
Michigan State University
115 Manly Miles Building
1405 S. Harrison Road
City: East Lansing
Province or State: MI
Postal Code: 48823-5243
Country: USA
Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2003-10-06
SERF Last Revision Date: 2008-01-24
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