Principles of Forest Hydrology, 1969, 1982

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Title[edit]

Principles of Forest Hydrology

Cover[edit]

Hewlett Principles of Forest Hydrology

Authors, Editions, Dates[edit]

John D. Hewlett, 1982

This was an extended version of An Outline of Forest Hydrology by John Hewlett and Wayne Nutter, published in 1969

Publisher, Place[edit]

University of Georgia Press, Athens, GA, USA.

Language[edit]

English

ISBN[edit]

978-0-8203-2380-0

Contents[edit]

Preface

Chapter 1 Introduction to Forest Hydrology

Purpose
Scope
Definitions
The four attributes of water
Historical Notes

Chapter 2 The Water and Energy Cycles

The Global Water Cycle
Units essential to water accounting
Water balance of the contiguous US
Water Balance of drainage basins
Energy and water balances related

Chapter 3 Drainage Basin Morphology

Introduction
Water and geological controls of landforms
Stream Networks and their classification
Surface and subsurface water divides
Stream channel morphology

Chapter 4 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

Chapter 5 Subsurface Water

Introduction
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

Chapter 6 Evaporation and Evapotranspiration

Introduction
Evaporation as a process
Evaporation from bare soil
Evaporation of inrtercepted water
Transpiration
Estimating evapotranspiration
Control of evapotranspiration

Chapter 7 Surface water, the hydrography and the runoff process

Surface waters
Runoff terminology
The unit hydrography
The runoff process clarified

Chapter 8 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

Chapter 9 Forests and floods

Floods
The flood control controversy
Role of forest versus other types of land use

Chapter 10 Forests and water quality

Introduction
Measures of water quality
Natural water quality
Polluted waters
The nutrient and hydrologic cycles

Table of Conversions

Index


Links[edit]

Principles of Forest Hydrology at the University of Georgia Press