This paper concerns an investigation of evaporation, infiltration and detention storage on paved surfaces and the effect of surface texture and microtopography on these processes. A numerical model has been developed which represents the evaporation and infiltration processes on a nominally impervious surface as well as the depression storage due to the surface microtopography. The model was applied to semi-randomly generated surfaces and the results show the relationship between surface microtopography and initial storage losses.
Research Article|July 01 2009
The effect of surface texture on evaporation, infiltration and storage properties of paved surfaces
Water Sci Technol (2009) 60 (1): 71-76.
M. Mansell, F. Rollet; The effect of surface texture on evaporation, infiltration and storage properties of paved surfaces. Water Sci Technol 1 July 2009; 60 (1): 71–76. doi: https://doi.org/10.2166/wst.2009.323
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