A procedure to isolate and investigate the watershed influence on storm runoff is presented. It offers an opportunity to study also the change in influence of particular watershed characteristics by changing the input or soil moisture state of each catchment. Weighted lake area, area of bare rocks, main stream gradient, drainage density and basin area are found to be the most significant characteristics in affecting peak runoff and time of rise on storm hydrographs in small Norwegian rivers. The intercorrelation structure of the watershed properties is examined.
Skip Nav Destination
Research Article| October 01 1978
The Watershed Influence on Storm Runoff in Small Norwegian Rivers
Torulv Tjomsland ;
Erik Ruud, Torulv Tjomsland, Kjell Nordseth; The Watershed Influence on Storm Runoff in Small Norwegian Rivers. Hydrology Research 1 October 1978; 9 (5): 277–292. doi: https://doi.org/10.2166/nh.1978.0015
Download citation file: