Prediction of Water Yields from Agricultural Watersheds1
- John I. Sewell and
- Jan van Schilfgaarde2
Available runoff data were used in developing a method for predicting the water yields from agricultural watersheds in the Southeast. The watersheds were classified according to size, cover, geographical location, and season of year; and, weighted quadratic relationships of runoff on rainfall were computed by machine techniques. This method can utilize local rainfall data in making runoff predictions on a frequency basis. In developing a simplified and easily used technique, complicated watershed classifications were minimized. Notwithstanding the simplifying assumptions, a method has been developed which allows more realistic estimation of runoff from small agricultural watersheds in the Southeast than by current techniques.Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.
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