Soil Hydrology, Land Use and Agriculture

Measurement and Modelling

Edited by Manoj K. Shukla
September 2011
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  • Publisher
  • Published
    20th September 2011
  • ISBN 9781845937973
  • Language English
  • Pages 448 pp.
  • Size 6.875" x 9.75"
  • Images 151 illus

Agriculture is strongly affected by changes in soil hydrology as well as by changes in land use and management practices and the complex interactions between them. This book aims to expand our knowledge and understanding of these interactions on a watershed scale, using soil hydrology models, and to address the consequences of land use and management changes on agriculture from a research perspective. Case studies illustrate the impact of land use and management practices on various soil hydrological parameters under different climates and ecosystems.

1. Introduction to soil hydrology
2. Hydrology past, present and future
3. Over-view of existing soil hydrology models
4. Modeling agricultural management systems with APEX
5. Application of WEPP model to hillslopes and small watersheds in the US
6. Application of WEPP a distributed hydrological model on some Austria Watersheds
7. Application of the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) for hydrological modelling in Germany
8. Spatially Distributed Hydrologic Modeling in Illinois River Drainage Area in Arkansas Using SWAT
9. Application of a distributed hydrological model for hydrological modeling in India
10. Application of RZWQM for hydrological modeling in Alcalde Basin of Northern New Mexico
11. A comprehensive, physically based model for surface and subsurface hydrology for small catchments
12. Effects of artificial drainage on water regime and solute transport at different spatial scales
13. Effect of land use and soil management on soil properties and processes
14. Land use and agricultural management systems effects on subsurface drain water quality and crop yields
15. Different types of climatic datasets for hydrological analysis
16. Climate change and soil hydrology: European perspective
17. Modeling the impacts of climate change on water balance and agricultural productivity in southern Portugal using SWAT
18. Soil hydrology, runoff, and soil erosion under future climate change
19. Remote sensing and soil hydrology

Manoj K. Shukla

Manoj K. Shukla is Associate Professor of Environment Soil Physics, New Mexico State University.