Runoff Generation in Forested Watersheds - A Half-Day Shortcourse (in 9 parts)

Snowmelt feeding a stream in spring

This hydrology series addresses the basic questions of how watersheds function, where water goes when it rains, how long water resides in catchments, and the flowpaths that water takes to stream channels.

Presenter: 
Jeff McDonnell
Oregon State University
Contributors: 

Producer - Michael Furniss
Technical production - Jeffrey Guntle

Video Length: 
3:00:00
Publication date: 
06/02/2008
Description: 

A half-day course on runoff generation in forested watersheds. Provides examples of books and periodicals to review on spatial patterns, hillslope hydrology and other related topics.

You should gain an understanding of:: 

A broad conceptual framework on the details of these runnoff generation.

Hillslope hydrology: where water goes when it rains, how long it resides in the catchment, and the flowpaths that water takes to the stream.

Studies that contributed to the now-common perceptions of runoff generation.

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