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Managing vegetation to increase flow in the Colorado River Basin

Posted date: July 31, 2019
Publication Year: 
1979
Authors: Hibbert, Alden R.
Publication Series: 
General Technical Report (GTR)
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. RM-GTR-66. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 27 p.

Abstract

Water yield from forest and rangelands can be augmented by managing vegetation and snow to reduce evapotranspiration. Some arbitrary goals to increase water yield were chosen to illustrate the potential for increasing water yield, and treatments were hypothesized to get these increases.

Citation

Hibbert, Alden R. 1979. Managing vegetation to increase flow in the Colorado River Basin. Gen. Tech. Rep. RM-GTR-66. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 27 p.