Relationship between landscape characteristics and surface water quality

C. L. Chang, W. H. Kuan, P. S. Lui, C. Y. Hu

研究成果: 雜誌貢獻文章

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摘要

The effects of landscape characteristics on surface water quality were evaluated in terms of land-use condition, soil type and slope. The case area, the Chichiawan stream in the Wulin catchment in Taiwan, is Formosan landlocked salmon's natural habitat. Due to the agriculture behavior and mankind's activities, the water and environmental quality has gradually worsened. This study applied WinVAST model to predict hydrological responses and non-point source pollution (NPSP) exports in the Wulin catchment. The land-use condition and the slope of land surface in a catchment are major effect factors for watershed responses, including flows and pollutant exports. This work discussed the possible variation of watershed responses induced by the change of land-use condition, soil type and slope, etc. The results show that hydrological responses are highly relative to the value of Curve Number (CN); Pollutant exports have large relation to the average slope of the land surface in the Wulin catchment.

原文英語
頁(從 - 到)57-64
頁數8
期刊Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
147
發行號1-3
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 2008

指紋

Surface waters
Catchments
Water quality
Land use
catchment
surface water
water quality
hydrological response
Watersheds
land use
soil type
land surface
watershed
Soils
induced response
pollutant
nonpoint source pollution
environmental quality
Agriculture
Pollution

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law
  • Pollution

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Relationship between landscape characteristics and surface water quality. / Chang, C. L.; Kuan, W. H.; Lui, P. S.; Hu, C. Y.

於: Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 卷 147, 編號 1-3, 2008, p. 57-64.

研究成果: 雜誌貢獻文章

Chang, C. L. ; Kuan, W. H. ; Lui, P. S. ; Hu, C. Y. / Relationship between landscape characteristics and surface water quality. 於: Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 2008 ; 卷 147, 編號 1-3. 頁 57-64.
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