This paper presents a statistical correlation procedure to predict a master depletion curve by use of basin characteristics and the specific storage of water available for runoff at a particular recession discharge in small watersheds. Percentual lake area, drainage density and a weighted lake inflow area index are the most significant parameters to explain differences in specific storage among basins. The significance shows time-dependency. Percentual lake area has a decreasing contribution to a total explanation from high to low specific discharges, while drainage density increases its importance.
Research Article|February 01 1978
The Physiographic Influence on Recession Runoff in Small Norwegian Rivers
Torulv Tjomsland, Erik Ruud, Kjell Nordseth; The Physiographic Influence on Recession Runoff in Small Norwegian Rivers. Hydrology Research 1 February 1978; 9 (1): 17–30. doi: https://doi.org/10.2166/nh.1978.0003
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