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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1997)

Document title

Rainfall, evaporation and runoff responses to hillslope aspect in the Shenchong Basin

published at : Special issue. Soil erosion in South China

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

MUNRO D.S. (1) ; HUANG L.J. ;
(1) Dep. Geography, Univ. Toronto, Mississauga, CANADA

Abstract

Daily rainfall measurements and microclimatological theory are employed to construct a model of net rainfall, evaporation and surface runoff from north- and south-facing hillslopes in a small basin where soil erosion research was conducted. Soil erosion studies in the area suggest a connection between slope aspect and land use which is simulated from the model. The forest is first changed to low vegetation, then bare ground. The results suggest that effective land management requires land use practices which maintain a vegetation cover

Source

Thematical fascicle

published at : Catena / ISSN 0341-8162

Editor : Catena, Cremlingen-Destedt - ALLEMAGNE (1973)

Millesime : 1997, vol. 29, no 2 [pp. 131-144]

Bibliographic references : 21 ref.

Language

Anglais

Localisation

Laboratoire INTERGEO - Paris

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 16767

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