hydrologic study of a small suburban watershed by M. W. Anderson

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Statementby M. W. Anderson, B. E. Ross.
SeriesPublication - Water Resources Research Center, University of Florida ; no. 31, Publication (University of Florida. Water Resources Research Center) ;, no. 31.
ContributionsRoss, Bernard E., joint author.
LC ClassificationsGB705.F5 A6
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Paginationiii, 89 p. :
Number of Pages89
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Open LibraryOL5018392M
LC Control Number76622136

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SWAT is generally applied to large river basins but has been validated and applied on the small watershed scale as well.

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