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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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1 - Rainfall
2 - Runoff
3 - Climate Change
Runoff Modeling

Runoff models are being developed, calibrated, validated, and applied for use in estimating the hydrologic responses to changes in rangeland management practices and/or climatic fluctuations.

An example is the KINEROS model.

 Flow front

A wave front traveling down a normally dry, alluvial channel on the Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed.

 Runoff vs. Area Infiltration losses account for the runoff vs. area relationship seen in the graph at the right.
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Last Modified: 11/1/2005
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