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Soil Water Depletion After Four years of Forest Regrowth in SouthWestern WisconsinAuthor(s): Richard S. Sartz; M. Dean Knighton
Source: Research Note NC-230. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionThe effect of cutting on water depletion from a 150-cm soil mantle does not appear to have diminished by the 7th year after the trees were cut. Mean seasonal depletion was 41, 64, and 146 mm for all vegetation removed, woody vegetation only removed, and uncut treatments, respectively. After 4 years of regrowth, the original bare and clearcut treatments depleted only 21 and 35 percent as much water as the uncut forest.
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CitationSartz, Richard S.; Knighton, M. Dean. 1978. Soil Water Depletion After Four years of Forest Regrowth in SouthWestern Wisconsin. Research Note NC-230. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsevapotranspiration, percolation, water storage.
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