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Streamflow patterns in the alpine environment of North Boulder Creek, Colorado Front Range

High mountain geomorphology

Auteurs :
CAINE, N.
MÄUSBACHER, R.

Description :
Streamflows from the Colorado alpine are an important contributions to the water ressources of the state and are generated almost entirely by melting of the seasonal snow cover. As such, they are remarkably predictable, following the temporal patterns of solar radiation which drives snowmelt. Together, these snowmelt-driven cycles account for up to 90 % of the variability in streamflow. Summer rainfall, though occasionally intense, has relatively little hydrologic influence in this system.


Type de document :
Article de monographie

Source :
Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie. Supplementband, issn : 0044-2798, 1996, n°. 104, p. 27-42, Collation : Illustration, Références bibliographiques : 27 ref.

Date :
1996

Editeur :
Pays édition : Allemagne, Berlin ; Stuttgart, Borntraeger

Langue :
Anglais
Droits :
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