SWAT Literature Database for Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Title:Sensitivity of simulated hydrological fluxes towards changes in soil properties in response to land use change 
Authors:Huisman, J.A., L. Breuer and H.-G. Frede 
Journal:Physics and Chemistry of the Earth 
Volume (Issue):29(11-12) 
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Broad Application Category:hydrologic only 
Primary Application Category:calibration, sensitivity, and/or uncertainty analysis 
Secondary Application Category:land use change 
Watershed Description:2 km^2 artificial watershed, which is formed as a V-shaped valley which is designed to represent a low mountain range. The main characteristics of the artificial catchment are representative of the 693 km^2 Dill River (reported by Eckhardt et al., 2003), a mesoscale low mountain range drainage area situated in the southeast part of the Rhenish Massif region in Germany. 
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General Comments:5,000 Monte Carlo simulations were performed for two main land uses: pasture and crop land. Hydrologic impacts were evaluated for different vegetation patterns (land use distributions) and changes in selected soil properties. Sensitivity analyses are presented for groundwater recharge, surface runoff, actual ET, and runoff. 
Keywords:Land use change; Sensitivity analysis; Uncertainty analysis; SWAT