Using the Modified P-Index for Denmark

Linda Tock & Marietta Larsen

Studenteropgave: Semesterprojekt


Our main goal for this report was to ascertain if the Modified P-Index for Denmark is applicable for use with a small-scale freshwater catchment on Zealand. For this purpose, 53 soil samples were obtained from various locations (totaling 23 test fields) in the Haraldsted catchment study area between April-May 2008. All samples were analyzed for: texture carbon content, soil P content and the USLE were all applied to calculate P Indexes for each individual sample. We obtained P-Index results totaling 35.8% low risk areas, 20.8% medium risk areas, 9.4% high risk areas and 34% very high risk areas, which were atypical when compared to other studies of this area which reported a 95.8% very high risk of P loss (Schiøtz et al, 2006).

UddannelserBasis - International Naturvidenskabelig Bacheloruddannelse, (Bachelor uddannelse) Basis
Udgivelsesdato20 jun. 2008


  • P-Index
  • Phosphorus Transport