The effect of afforestation on the storm flow from a small pasture pumice catchment / A. Dons

By: Dons, A.
Contributor(s): Water Quality Centre (Hamilton, N.Z.).
Series: Internal report / Water Quality Centre, Hamilton: no. 81/29Publisher: Hamilton, N.Z. : Hamilton Science Centre, 1981Description: 21 leaves ; 30 cm.Subject(s): AFFORESTATION | CATCHMENTS | FLOWS | NEW ZEALAND | WATER QUALITY In: Internal report / Water Quality Centre, HamiltonSummary: The Purukohukohu landuse basin, situated midway between Rotorua and Taupo, was selected as the site for hydrological investigations of afforestation of pasture on Taupo pumice soils. After seven years of tree growth there has been a 75 to 94% decrease in quickflow yield, a 70 - 90% decrease in peak flow and an increased delay of 55 - 70 minutes in the timing of peak flow from the small afforested catchment in relation to pasture control catchment.
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The Purukohukohu landuse basin, situated midway between Rotorua and Taupo, was selected as the site for hydrological investigations of afforestation of pasture on Taupo pumice soils. After seven years of tree growth there has been a 75 to 94% decrease in quickflow yield, a 70 - 90% decrease in peak flow and an increased delay of 55 - 70 minutes in the timing of peak flow from the small afforested catchment in relation to pasture control catchment.

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