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Record number 304224
Title LISEM: a physically based model to simulate runoff and soil erosion in catchments: model structure
Author(s) Roo, A.P.J. de; Wesseling, C.G.; Cremers, N.H.D.T.; Verzandvoort, M.A.; Ritsema, C.J.; Oostindie, K.
Source In: Geomorphic hazards / Slaymaker, O., - p. 139 - 151.
Department(s) Winand Staring Centre for Integrated Land, Soil and Water Research
Publication type Chapter in scientific book
Publication year 1996
Abstract The Limburg Soil Erosion Model (LISEM) is described as a way of simulating hydrological and soil erosion processes during single rainfall events on the catchment scale. Sensitivity analysis of the model shows that the initial matric pressure potentialthe hydraulic conductivity of the soil and Manning's n are the most sensitive variables of the model. Planning and evaluation of various strategies for controlling pollution from intensively cropped areas can be assisted with the use of this model. Specifically, the siting of erosion control measures can be determined by comparing scenarios simulated by LISEM.
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