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Main Title Riparian Vegetation and Channel Morphology Impact on Spatial Patterns of Water Quality in Agricultural Watersheds.
Author Schlosser, Isaac J. ; Karr, James R. ;
CORP Author Illinois Univ. at Urbana-Champaign. Dept. of Ecology, Ethology and Evolution.;Corvallis Environmental Research Lab., OR.
Year Published 1981
Report Number EPA-R-806391; EPA-600/J-81-497;
Stock Number PB82-154634
Additional Subjects Runoff ; Water pollution ; Watersheds ; Vegetation ; Soil erosion ; Turbidity ; Phosphorus ; Geomorphology ; Mathematical models ; Reprints ; Agricultural watersheds ; Suspended solids ; Water pollution sources
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB82-154634 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 14p
A model based on the KLS factors of the Universal Soil Loss Equation (USLE) accurately predicted temporal dynamics and relative peak levels of suspended solids, turbidity, and phosphorus in an agricultural watershed with well-protected streambanks and cultivation to the stream edge. Fine suspended solids derived from surface runoff appeared to be a major component of the suspended solids in this stream. The model did not predict the same parameters in a watershed with unstable channel substrates, exposed streambanks and heterogeneity in riparian vegetation and channel morphology.