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Main Title Quality Assurance and Quality Control in the Development and Application of the Automated Geospatial Watershed Assessment (AGWA) Tool.
Author Hernandez, M. ; Miller, S. ; Semmens, D. ; Goodrich, D. C. ; Kepner, W. G. ;
CORP Author Agricultural Research Service, Tucson, AZ. Southwest Watershed Research Center. ;Environmental Protection Agency, Las Vegas, NV. National Exposure Research Lab.
Publisher Apr 2002
Year Published 2002
Report Number ARS-137460 ;EPA/600/R-02/046;
Stock Number PB2003-103047
Additional Subjects Watersheds ; Computer applications ; Quality assurance ; Quality control ; Hydrologic systems ; Water quality management ; Water quality control ; Risk assessments ; Software(Computers) ; Computer models ; Processes ; Process control ; Product development ; Utilization ; Evaluation ; Application methods ; Ecosystems ; Monitoring ; Research and development ; Technology utilization ; Models ; Variability ; US Environmental Protection Agency(EPA) ; National Exposure Research Laboratory(NERL) ; Agricultural Research Service(ARS) ; Quality Assurance(QA) ; Geological Information Systems(GIS) ; Automated Geospatial Watershed Assessment(AGWA)
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NTIS  PB2003-103047 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 07/23/2003
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Abstract
The purpose of this report is to document the procedures followed to ensure that AGWA conforms to the design objectives and specifications, and that it correctly performs the incorporated functions. These procedures include parameterization of the hydrologic models, the application of coding standards and practices for the development of the GIS-based interface, testing of its functional design, and evaluation of its performance characteristics. AGWA is a graphical user interface for the KINEROS and SWAT models developed as an ArcView extension. The main purpose of the AGWA tools is to assist in the assessment of the effects of land cover effects of land cover change and land use on watershed response across multiple scales.