publication . Article . 2007

Aplicación del modelo hidrológico SWAT a la cuenca del río Meca (Huelva, España)

Galván González, Laura; Olías Álvarez, Manuel; Fernández de Villarán San Juan, Rubén; Domingo Santos, Juan Manuel;
Open Access Spanish; Castilian
  • Published: 01 Jan 2007
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
Acid mine drainage (AMD) is the main pollutant source in the Odiel river basin (SW Spain). Stream-flow data constitute a tool to assess the pollutant load transported by the drainage network, as well as to evaluate the possible impact of restoration measurements along the river. Due to the malfunctioning of the available stream-gauges and in order to sham the Odiel river behavior, a water model is being elaborated using the tool SWAT (Soil and Water Assessment Tool), developed by the USDA Agricultural Research Service. For the first stage of the project we have selected the Meca river watershed, a tributary of the Odiel river, which is regulated by the Sancho re...
Subjects
free text keywords: Acid mine drainaje, Odiel, Meca, River, Hydrological model, SWAT
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