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Simple Runoff Control Structures Stand Test of TimeAuthor(s): Dean M. Knighton
Source: Research Note NC-323. 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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DescriptionDiversion terraces and detention basins constructed along the field-forest edge in the Driftless Area reduce farmland runoff and subsequent gullying in the forest below for many years. The structures are inexpensive and simple to build.
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CitationKnighton, Dean M. 1984. Simple Runoff Control Structures Stand Test of Time. Research Note NC-323. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsErosion, detention basins, diversion terraces, water-spreading
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