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Hydrological investigations of soil and vegetation types in the lower Cotter catchment

Gilmour, D. A.


The quality of Canberra’s domestic water has deteriorated in recent years, and various conditions within the catchment area have been blamed. This project was designed to investigate the stability of the land surfaces in the lower Cotter catchment, and to determine ground cover requirements necessary to keep soil and water losses to a minimum. Surface run-off and soil loss were measured for each natural rainfall for a year on 41 permanent plots covering a range of soil-vegetation types...[Show more]

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Date published: 1965
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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