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Evaluation on MUSLE Runoff Energy Coefficient in Small Forest Watershed
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 Title & Authors
Evaluation on MUSLE Runoff Energy Coefficient in Small Forest Watershed
Kim, Jaehoon; Choi, Hyung Tae; Lim, Hong-geun;
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 Abstract
This study was carried out to investigate coefficient and exponent of runoff energy in MUSLE for small forest watershed, Hwachoen watershed in Gangwon-do. For 15 rainfall events, runoff volume, peak discharge and sediment yield were measured and these data were used to calculate coefficient and exponent of runoff energy. The results of this study showed that factors of MUSLE were affected by slope steepness. The coefficient and exponent of runoff energy were validated with coefficient of efficiency of 0.92 and these values were suggested to 0.002 and 0.81 respectively. The comparison of the coefficients and exponents between Hwacheon and other forest watersheds showed that these values would reflect the effect of forest management within watershed.
 Keywords
Rainfall erosivity;Soil erosion;Suspended solid;GIS;
 Language
Korean
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