In many physically based hydrological models, there is the requirement to specify the suction-moisture curve of the soil system. This paper shows that where the suction moisture curve is known, then a model can be derived to predict groundwater rise. Secondly, it is shown that with only mapped soils data, relationships exist that allow suction-moisture curves to be predicted. This prediction scheme is incorporated into a forecasting model for ungauged catchments and results are presented to show the potential validity of the scheme for operational forecasting.
Research Article|February 01 1985
On Soil Retention Curves and Hydrological Forecasting in Ungauged Catchments
M. G. Anderson
P. E. Kneale
M. G. Anderson, S. Howes, P. E. Kneale, J. M. Shen; On Soil Retention Curves and Hydrological Forecasting in Ungauged Catchments. Hydrology Research 1 February 1985; 16 (1): 11–32. doi: https://doi.org/10.2166/nh.1985.0002
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