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Title: A simple snowmelt lysimeter

Author: Haupt, Harold F.;

Date: 1969

Source: Water Resources Research. 5(3): 714-718.

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: A simple gage on the lysimeter principle has been developed to provide continuous readings of the volume of water flowing from the base of a snowpack in the form of surface melt alone or rain percolate and surface melt combined. The data obtained show promise, after two seasons of being applicable in river flood forecasting, as well as in studies of snow hydrology.

Keywords: snowmelt lysimeter, water volume, snowpack

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Haupt, Harold F. 1969. A simple snowmelt lysimeter. Water Resources Research. 5(3): 714-718.


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