muengineer

Trouble with LS Factor equation

Discussion created by muengineer on May 30, 2012
I have been to the following thread and used the equation given for calculating the RUSLE LS factor: http://forums.arcgis.com/threads/55694-Slope-Length?highlight=RUSLE.  However, I am obtaining results in the 500's.  I know this cannot possibly be right.  I tried projecting the rasters into a USGS Albers Equal Area Conical but my results ended up being in the 50000's.  I believe that it has something to do with how I am putting in the cell resolution.  Does anyone know if that is my problem or how the equation given was derived so I can manipulate it for my watershed?

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