• Irrigation System by Tailwater Recovery on Agricultural Land in the Conterminous United States, 1992: National Resource Inventory Conservation Practice 447

    Metadata Updated: August 15, 2020

    This data set represents the estimated percentage of the 1-km grid cell that is covered by or subject to the agricultural conservation practice (CP447), Irrigation System by Tailwater Recovery (ISTR) on agricultural land by county. Irrigation System by Tailwater Recovery is described as "a planned irrigation system in which all facilities utilized for the collection, storage, and transportation of irrigation tailwater for reuse have been installed." (U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1995) Tailwater is the area immediately below a dam where the river water is cooler than normal and rich in nutrients. This data set was created with geographic information systems (GIS) and database management tools. The acres on which ISTR's are applied were totaled at the county level in the tabular NRI database and then apportioned to a raster coverage of agricultural land within the county based on the Enhanced National Land Cover Dataset (NLCDe) 1-kilometer resolution land cover grids (Nakagaki, 2003). Federal land is not considered in this analysis because NRI does not record information on those lands.

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    Metadata Date February 11, 2005
    Metadata Created Date August 15, 2020
    Metadata Updated Date August 15, 2020
    Reference Date(s) January 1, 2004 (publication)
    Frequency Of Update asNeeded

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    Resource Type Dataset
    Metadata Date February 11, 2005
    Metadata Created Date August 15, 2020
    Metadata Updated Date August 15, 2020
    Reference Date(s) January 1, 2004 (publication)
    Responsible Party U.S. Geological Survey (Point of Contact)
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    Access Constraints Use Constraints: The NRI dataset is tabulated at the county level only and deemed accurate for this analysis (Nusser and Goebel, 1997). The spatial distribution of this data also assumes the NLCDe has an acceptable accuracy for this analysis (Nakagaki, 2003). Therefore this data set does not provide specific locations of a particular NRI code but the percent of county agricultural land that practices NRI code 607 over the total agricultural land in a particular county., Access Constraints: None
    Bbox East Long -65.346810
    Bbox North Lat 51.608770
    Bbox South Lat 22.860749
    Bbox West Long -127.887748
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    Licence Although these data have been used by the U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior, no warranty expressed or implied is made by the U.S. Geological Survey as to the accuracy of the data. The act of distribution shall not constitute any such warranty, and no responsibility is assumed by the U.S. Geological Survey in the use of these data, software, or related materials. The use of firm, trade, or brand names in this report is for identification purposes only and does not constitute endorsement by the U.S. Geological Survey. The names mentioned in this document may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective trademark owners.
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