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    Author(s): Charles F. Leaf
    Date: 1975
    Source: Res. Pap. RM-RP-142. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 28 p.
    Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
    Station: Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station
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    Description

    Summarizes a series of comprehensive reports on watershed management in five major vegetation zones: (1) the coniferous forest subalpine zone; (2) the Front Range ponderosa pine zone; (3) the Black Hills ponderosa pine zone; (4) the alpine zone; and (5) the big sagebrush zone. Includes what is known about the hydrology of these lands, what hydrologic principles are important for multiresource management, and what additional information is needed for each vegetation type.

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    Citation

    Leaf, Charles F. 1975. Watershed management in the central and southern Rocky Mountains: A summary of the status of our knowledge by vegetation types. Res. Pap. RM-RP-142. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 28 p.

    Keywords

    watershed management, land use planning, alpine hydrology, range hydrology, snow hydrology, blowing snow management, water yield management

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