SWAT Literature Database for Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Title:
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Assessment of the effects of land use patterns on hydrologic landscape functions: development of sustainable land use concepts for low mountain range areas 
Authors:
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Fohrer, N., S. Haverkamp, and H.-G. Frede 
Year:2005 
Journal:Hydrological Processes 
Volume:19(3) 
Pages:659-672 
Article ID: 
DOI:10.1002/hyp.5623 
URL (non-DOI journals): 
Model:SWAT-G 
Broad Application Category:hydrologic only 
Primary Application Category:HRU and/or subwatershed delineation effects 
Secondary Application Category:land use change 
Watershed Description:
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60 km^2 Aar (Germany) 
Calibration Summary:
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daily 1986-87 E = 0.85 (r = 0.69) 
Validation Summary:1983-84: daily & monthly E values = .64 (r = .79) & .88 (r = .95) 
General Comments:A range of subwatershed & HRU configurations were evaluated using the SUSAT tool within the IOSWAT interface. Streamflow was found to stabilize at 5 subwatersheds without HRUs or 15 subwatersheds with 145 HRUs. The Proland agric. econ. model was then used to determine land use distributions for 7 different field size scenarios ranging from 0.5 to 20 ha. Water balance results are reported in response to the different land use scenarios. 
Language:English 
Keywords:land use change; hydrologic catchment modelling; future land use scenarios; SWAT-G; IOSWAT