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Study on Sediment Runoff Reduction using Vegetative Filter Strips in a Mountainous Watershed
Son, Kwangik; Kim, Hyungjoon; Lim, Kyoung Jae; Jung, Younghun;
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Soil loss is one of the significant disasters which have threatened human community and ecosystem. Particularly, Korea has high vulnerability of soil loss because rainfall is concentrated during summer and mountainous regions take more than 70% of total land resources. Accordingly, the sediment control management plan are required to prevent the loss of soil resources and to improve water quality in the receiving waterbodies. In this regard, the objectives of this study are 1) to quantify the effect of the Vegetative Filter Strip (VFS) on sediment runoff reduction and 2) to analyze the relationship of rainfall intensity and sediment runoff. For this, SATEEC and VFSMOD were used to estimate sediment runoff according to rainfall intensity and to quantify the effect of VFS on sediment runoff reduction, respectively. In this study, the VFS has higher impact on sediment reduction for lower maximum rainfall intensity, which means that the maximum rainfall intensity is one of significant factors to control sediment runoff. Also, the sediment with VFS considered was highly correlated with maximum rainfall intensity. For these results, this study will contribute to extend the applicability of VFS in establishing eco-friendly sediment control plans.
SATEEC;Sediment;Soil loss;VFSMOD-w;VFS;
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