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Urban soil hydrology, hydraulic conductivity measurements

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

We used field measurements of seldom-assessed hydraulic conductivity in urban locations. Although emphasis is placed on soils as permeable surfaces that regulate the rainfall-runoff process, representative soil hydraulic and hydrologic parameters for urban areas are rare. The extent to which measured and commonly simulated hydraulic data may differ is also largely uncharacterized. As part of the EPA urban soil assessment infiltration and drainage rates were measured in 12 cities and compared these to estimates generated from the EPA National Stormwater Calculator (NSWC), USDA Soil Survey Geographic Database (SSURGO), and USDA Rosetta.

This dataset is associated with the following publication: Schifman, L., and W. Shuster. Comparison of Measured and Simulated Urban Soil Hydrologic Properties. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Reston, VA, USA, 24(1): 04018056, (2019).

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Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020

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Harvested from EPA ScienceHub

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Publisher U.S. EPA Office of Research and Development (ORD)
Data Last Modified 2017-09-05
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 020:00
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Harvest Source Title EPA ScienceHub
Program Code 020:096
Publisher Hierarchy U.S. Government > U.S. Environmental Protection Agency > U.S. EPA Office of Research and Development (ORD)
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