RUSLE2

Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation

The Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation 2 (RUSLE2) is a soil erosion model based on the universal soil loss equation.

Developer
University of Tennessee
Model Information
For more information about this model, go to www.ars.usda.gov
Spatial Resolution
Area of analysis ranges from a small field to small basin scale. The location and soil type are user defined for the selected region.
Temporal Resolution
Model is not a time based simulation model.
Outputs
Outputs include erosion rates, sediment deposition and yield rates.
Intended User
practitioner
Model Type
watershed
Inclusion of Climate Change
Input climate data parameters would have to be altered to represent future conditions.
Geographic Region
generalized
Data Requirements
some data sets built in
Source Code Availability
closed source
Dimensions
not available
Computational Burden
low
Scenario Modeling
scenarios by hand only
Coding Language
GUI
Operating System
not applicable
Mathematical Approach
deterministic
Maintenance Plan
maintained
Date of Last Known Update
1-Jan-16
User Manual
go to documentation at s3.amazonaws.com