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Subsurface Hydrological Responses to Land Cover and Land Use Changes

Edited By: Makoto Taniguchi

240 pages, Illus

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #69838 | ISBN: 0792399315
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This edited volume addresses the relationship between changes in land use and the delicate balance between water, solute, and heat cycles in basins. It examines evapotranspiration, the rate of groundwater recharge, discharge rates into rivers or oceans, and the moisture content of soils. The combined effect of these factors will have a significant impact on issues affecting the global environment.


1. Subsurface Water Responses to Land Cover/Use Changes: An Overview; M. Taniguchi. II: Change of Water Balance. 2. Land Management Impacts on Evaporation from Shallow, Saline Water Tables; P.J. Thorburn. 3. Role of Soil Water in the Regional Hydrological Process in Sri Lanka; J. Shimada, et al. 4. Using Heat Pulse and Deuterium Tracing Techniques to Estimate Tree Water Use; S.J. Kalma, et al. 5. Response of Simulated Upflow from Shallow Water Tables to Variations in Model Parameter Values; P.J. Thorburn, W.S. Meyer. III: Change of Solute and Heat Balances. 6. Anthropogenic Impacts on the Distribution of Playa Lake Salinity; S.W. Tyler, et al. 7. Hydrology and Geochemistry of Coal Spoil and Final Voids; D.A. Ellerbroek, et al. 8. Comparison of the pH Determining Factor of the Streamwater in World Forest Watershed; N. Ohte, Y. Asano. 9. Streamflow and Salinity Response to Agricultural Clearing at the Warren River Basin, Western Australia; M.A. Bari. 10. Changes in Surface and Subsurface Temperatures after Clearing Forest in Western Australia; M. Taniguchi, et al. IV: Modeling and Remote Sensing. 11. Hydrogeological Characterisation of Catchments Using Hydrogeomorphic Analysis of Regional Spatial Data (HARSD): Characterisation of Axe Creek Catchment, Victoria, Australia; R.B. Salama, et al. 12. Hydrological/Environmental Impacts of Tree Harvesting within Flatwood Pine Forests Upon Local Wetlands; A. Fares, et al. 13. Simulated Impacts of Climate Change on Groundwater Recharge in the Subtropics of Queensland, Australia; T.R. Green, et al. 14. Remotely Sensed Vegetation Data for Hydrological Applications: Calibrating Airborne and Satellite Data with Biomass; G.A. Cusack, et al.

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