Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2016

  • Characteristics of Snowmelt and Runoff in a Mountain Basin in Tohoku District, Japan

    Yoshiko Muto, Eiichi Kurashima

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2016
    Pages: 1-9
    Received: 25 January 2016
    Accepted: 8 February 2016
    Published: 25 February 2016
    Abstract: Winter snow cover occurs widely in Japan at comparatively low elevation and latitude. The water stored as snow is very important for irrigation of the rice crop during its early growth. We investigated the snowpack and snowmelt quantitatively on a daily and hourly basis during the snowmelt seasons from 2001 to 2008 in the Akazawa basin, Tohoku dist... Show More