Binational dataset used to develop nutrient SPARROW models for the Midcontinental region of Canada and the United States

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  1. National Research Council Canada. Ocean, Coastal and River Engineering
  2. United States Geological Survey
  3. International Joint Commission
  4. Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Physical description1 zip file containing readme.txt, data1_midcont.txt, and geospatial vector data files and
SubjectSPARROW; water quality modelling; large watershed modelling; spatially referenced; nutrient loading; nitrogen; phosphorus; IJC; stream network; nutrient sources; GIS; nutrient delivery; non-point source pollution; point source pollution; Great Lakes; Rainy River; Lake of the Woods; Red-Assiniboine; Upper Mississippi River; Ohio River
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NoteThe development of this dataset is described in the following publication: Vouk, I., Burcher, R.S., Johnston, C.M., Jenkinson, R.W., Saad, D.A., Gaiot, J.S., Benoy, G.A., Robertson, D.M., Laitta, M. (2018). Geospatial data for developing nutrient SPARROW models for the Midcontinental region of Canada and the United States. National Research Council of Canada. Technical Report no. OCRE-TR-2018-014, pp. 55. (
This dataset and its associated publication are a supplement to the following: Robertson, D.M., Saad, D.A., Benoy, G.A., Vouk, I., Schwarz, G.E. (In Review). Phosphorus and Nitrogen Delivery to the Entire Binational Great Lakes System Estimated using SPARROW Watershed Models. Paper No. JAWRA-08-0105-P of the Journal of the American Water Resources Association and Saad, D.A., Benoy, G.A., Robertson, D.M. (2018). Estimates of long-term mean-annual nutrient loads considered for use in SPARROW models of the Midcontinental region of Canada and the United States, 2002 base year. U.S. Geological Survey, Scientific Investigation Report 2018-5051, pp. 14. (
Future input to include 2012 base year model
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