Influence of non-linearity in the storage-discharge relationship on discharge droughts

E. Peters, H.A.J. van Lanen

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Abstract

During drought, most stream flow is derived from stored sources, primarily groundwater. In many catchments the relation between groundwater storage and discharge is non-linear, for example because the aquifer is unsaturated, because of variations in the conductivity of the aquifer. In this paper it is examined whether and how non-linearity in the storage-discharge relationship increases drought duration and severity
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNCR-days 2003. Dealing with Floods within Constraints, November 6-8, 2003
EditorsN. Douben, A.G. van Os
Place of Publication[S.L.]
PublisherNCR
Pages90-91
Publication statusPublished - 2004

Keywords

  • groundwater flow
  • drought
  • water storage
  • catchment hydrology
  • usa
  • spain

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