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Soil moisture as a source of base flow from steep mountain watersheds

Author(s):

J. D. Hewlett

Year:

1961

Publication type:

Other

Primary Station(s):

Southern Research Station

Historical Station(s):

Southeastern Forest Experiment Station

Source:

Southeastern Forest Experiment Station

Description

This paper reports initial trials of an artificial soil profile constructed on sloping ground to test the theory that long slow drainage of soil moisture sustains base flow in mountain streams. Work is continuing which is expected to prove or dis- prove these preliminary results.

Citation

Hewlett, J. D. 1961. Soil moisture as a source of base flow from steep mountain watersheds. Station Paper 132,. USDA Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station, Asheville, NC.

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