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Main Title Principles of forest hydrology /
Author Hewlett, John D.
Publisher University of Georgia Press,
Year Published 1982
OCLC Number 07925530
ISBN 0820306088; 9780820306087; 0820323802; 9780820323800
Subjects Forest hydrology. ; Hydrologie ; Wald ; Bossen. ; Florestas. ; Hidrologia.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  GB842.H48 1982 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 07/26/2021
Collation 183 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Revised edition of: An outline of forest hydrology / John D. Hewlett and Wade L. Nutter. 1969. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
THE WATER AND ENERGY CYCLES: The global water cycle -- Units essential to water accounting -- Water balance of the contiguous U.S. -- Water balance of drainage basins -- Energy and water balances related -- DRAINAGE BASIN MORPHOLOGY: Water and geological control of landforms -- Stream networks and their classification -- Surface and subsurface water divides -- Stream channel morphology -- ATMOSPHERIC MOISTURE AND PRECIPITATION: Atmospheric moisture -- The energy status of water -- Precipitation -- Precipitation measurement -- Rain intensity, duration and velocity -- Frequency analysis -- Calculating areal precipitation -- Precipitation water quality -- Snowpack and melt -- SUBSURFACE WATER: The soil mineral complex -- Soil moisture -- Soil moisture measurement -- Energy of water in soil -- Soil water terminology -- Soil water movement -- Infiltration and percolation -- Ground water -- EVAPORATION AND EVAPOTRANSPIRATION: Evaporation as a process -- Evaporation from bare soil -- Evaporation of intercepted water -- Transpiration -- Estimating evapotranspiratlon -- Control of evapotranspiration -- SURFACE WATER, THE HYDROGRAPH AND THE RUNOFF PROCESS: Surface waters -- Runoff terminology -- The unit hydrograph -- The runoff process clarified -- EROSION AND SEDIMENTATION IN RELATION TO FORESTS: Erosion and sedimentation -- Mechanics of water erosion -- Measurement of erosion -- Continental sediment export -- Detachment rates -- Summary of factors in erosion and sedimentation -- FORESTS AND FLOODS: Floods -- The flood control controversy -- Role of forest versus other types of land use -- FORESTS AND WATER QUALITY: Measures of water quality -- Natural water quality -- Polluted waters -- The nutrient and hydrologic cycles.