Forest hydrology- interception
- Forest plot water balance: Pg = I + T + F
- Relative amounts of forest water balance components
- Vegetative factors affecting interception
- Atmospheric factors affecting interception
- Gash's analytical model of interception
- Chapter 6: Plants and Water in Forests and Woodlands (p. 181-189 only)
- Chapter 4 (p. 82-94; covers interception) of Black, P.E. 1991. Watershed Hydrology. Ann Arbor Press, Inc, Chelsea Michigan.
Related web links:
- Notes on interception
- Stemflow measurment method
- Hubbard Brook LTER throughfall data
- Animated tipping bucket rain gage- this is the primary device used to measure water fluxes in gross precipitation, transpiration, and stemflow in many cases.
- Sitka Spruce information
- Canopy measurement- Can it possibly be as easy as an eHow entry?
Video Podcast: Forest Hydrology- interception, part 1
This 19-minute presentation introduces the basic water balance for an individual tree and a tree canopy, and the describes the essential vegetative and atmospheric controls on the balance.
- 640 x 480 (480p) format that balances speed and quality. (176 MB file)
- 1920 x 1280 (HD) format that provides larges size and best quality. (973 MB file)
Video Podcast: Forest Hydrology- interception, part 2
This 34-minute presentation illustrates case studies of throughfall, interception, and stemflow in different regions highlighting unique aspects of the tree-scale water balance.
- 640 x 480 (480p) format that balances speed and quality. (455 MB file)
- 1920 x 1280 (HD) format that provides larges size and best quality. (2.61 GB file)