Some notes on the effect of the forest on water availability - A German experiment.

  • Liam P. O'Flanagan Research Branch, Forest Service, Department of Lands, Dublin.
Keywords: Northern Germany, timber, rainfall, catchment.

Abstract

During a study tour of Northern Germany last May I had an opportunity of inspecting a rather unique rainfall experiment. It was concerned mainly with the effect of the forest on water conservation in a catchment area. Due to clear fellings by the occupation forces after the last war a situation developed, (normally contrary to all the dictates of German silviculturists) in which an entire valley was completely denuded of timber...
Published
1959-11-01
How to Cite
O’Flanagan, L. P. (1959) “Some notes on the effect of the forest on water availability - A German experiment.”, Irish Forestry. Available at: https://journal.societyofirishforesters.ie/index.php/forestry/article/view/10225 (Accessed: 21June2024).
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