publication . Article . 2014

Soil water content, runoff and soil loss prediction in a small ungauged agricultural basin in the Mediterranean region using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool

José A. Martinez-Casasnovas; M.C. Ramos;
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  • Published: 20 May 2014
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Country: Spain
The aim of the present work was to evaluate the possibilities of using sub-basin data for calibration of the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) model in a small (46 ha) ungauged basin (i.e. where the water flow is not systematically measured) and its response. This small basin was located in the viticultural Anoia-Penedès region (North-east Spain), which suffers severe soil erosion. The data sources were: daily weather data from an observatory located close to the basin; a detailed soil map of Catalonia; a 5-m resolution digital elevation model (DEM); a crop/land use map derived from orthophotos taken in 2010 and an additional detailed soil survey (40 points)...
free text keywords: Sòls, Aigua, Agronomy and Crop Science, Animal Science and Zoology, Genetics
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