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Soil Hydrology, Land Use and Agriculture: Measurement and Modelling

Edited By: Manoj K Shukla

434 pages, b/w photos, illustrations and maps; tables

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Aug 2011 | #191071 | ISBN-13: 9781845937973
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NHBS Price: £95.00 $121/€113 approx

About this book

Agriculture is strongly affected by changes in soil hydrology as well as changes in land use and management practices and the complex interactions between them. This book aims to develop an understanding of these interactions on a watershed scale, using soil hydrology models and addresses the consequences of land use and management changes on agriculture from a research perspective. It includes case studies that illustrate the impact of land use and management on various soil hydrological parameters under different climates and ecosystems. It is suitable for researchers and students in soil science, agriculture and related subjects.


Contents

1. Introduction to soil hydrology
2. Hydrology past, present and future
3. Over-view of existing soil hydrology models
4. Modeling agricultural management systems with APEX
5. Application of WEPP model to hillslopes and small watersheds in the US
6. Application of WEPP a distributed hydrological model on some Austria Watersheds
7. Application of the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) for hydrological modelling in Germany
8. Spatially Distributed Hydrologic Modeling in Illinois River Drainage Area in Arkansas Using SWAT
9. Application of a distributed hydrological model for hydrological modeling in India
10. Application of RZWQM for hydrological modeling in Alcalde Basin of Northern New Mexico
11. A comprehensive, physically based model for surface and subsurface hydrology for small catchments
12. Effects of artificial drainage on water regime and solute transport at different spatial scales
13. Effect of land use and soil management on soil properties and processes
14. Land use and agricultural management systems effects on subsurface drain water quality and crop yields
15. Different types of climatic datasets for hydrological analysis
16. Climate change and soil hydrology: European perspective
17. Modeling the impacts of climate change on water balance and agricultural productivity in southern Portugal using SWAT
18. Soil hydrology, runoff, and soil erosion under future climate change
19. Remote sensing and soil hydrology

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