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Schmitz, A.U. 2004. Transmission losses and soil moisture dynamics in the alluvial fill of the Kuiseb river, Namibia. Institut für Hydrologie der Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Diplomarbeit


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Transmission losses and soil moisture dynamics in the alluvial fill of the Kuiseb river, Namibia.

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The aim of the present study was to experimentally examine soil moisture Dynamics in the alluvial fill and the aquifer response to a flood in the Kuiseb River in Namibia. With a length of 560 km, the ephemeral Kuiseb river drains a catchment of approximately 14,700 km2 in west–central Namibia. The rainfall in the catchment declines from a mean annual rainfall of ~350 mm in the headwaters at ~2000 m asl, to near zero at the coast (JACOBSON 1997).Keywords: climate, water sampling, vegetation, temperature, flood water, groundwater.

Year: 2004

Type: Thesis

Origin: DRFN DLIB

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