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Soil-water dynamics and unsaturated storage during snowmelt following wildfire

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Ebel, B. A., E. S. Hinckley, and D. A. Martin, 2012, Soil-water dynamics and unsaturated storage during snowmelt following wildfire, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 16, 1401–1417, 10.5194/hess-16-1401-2012

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Many forested watersheds with a substantial fraction of precipitation delivered as snow have the potential for landscape disturbance by wildfire. Little is known about the immediate effects of wildfire on snowmelt and near-surface hydrologic responses, including soil-water storage. Montane systems at the rain-snow transition have soil-water dynamics that are further complicated during the snowmelt period by strong aspect controls on snowmelt and soil thawing. Here we present data from field measurements of snow hydrology and subsurface hydrologic and temperature responses during the first winter and spring after the September 2010 Fourmile Canyon Fire in Colorado, USA. Our observations of soil-water content and soil temperature show [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.5194/hess-16-1401-2012
series unknown Hydrology and Earth System Sciences

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