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A one-dimensional model of subsurface hillslope flowAuthor(s): Jason C. Fisher
Source: Final Report. USDA Forest Service, Redwood Sciences Lab., Arcata, California. 64 p.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionAbstract - A one-dimensional, finite difference model of saturated subsurface flow within a hillslope was developed. The model uses rainfall, elevation data, a hydraulic conductivity, and a storage coefficient to predict the saturated thickness in time and space. The model was tested against piezometric data collected in a swale located in the headwaters of the North Fork Caspar Creek Experimental Watershed near Fort Bragg, California. The model was limited in its ability to reproduce historical piezometric responses.
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CitationFisher, Jason C. 1997. A one-dimensional model of subsurface hillslope flow. Final Report. USDA Forest Service, Redwood Sciences Lab., Arcata, California. 64 p.
KeywordsPSW4351, Caspar Creek, watershed, subsurface hillslope flow, rainfall
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