SWAT Literature Database for Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Title:SWAT developments and recommendations for modelling agricultural pesticide mitigation measures in river basins 
Authors:Gevaert, V., A. Van Griensven, K. Holvoet, P. Seuntjens and P.A. Vanrolleghem 
Year:2008 
Journal:Hydrological Sciences Journal 
Volume:53(5 ) 
Pages:1075-1089 
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DOI:10.1623/hysj.53.5.1075 
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Model:SWAT 
Broad Application Category:pollutant only 
Primary Application Category:pesticide fate and transport 
Secondary Application Category:BMP assessment 
Watershed Description:The Nil catchment is a small and hilly basin situated in the central part of Belgium, southeast of Brussels. It drains an area of 32 km^2, 7% of it being inhabited, and the main crops grown are winter sheat (22% of the catchment area, corn (15%) and sugarbeet (10%). The river itself is 14 km long nad has a retention time of about 1 day. The predominate soil type is loam. 
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Language:English 
Keywords:agricultural management practices, diffuse losses, filter strips, pesticides, point losses, river water quality modelling, surface runoff, SWAT