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The role of a dambo in the hydrology of a catchment and the river network downstream

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Dambos are shallow, seasonally inundated wetlands and are a widespread landform in Central and Southern Africa. Owing to their importance in local agriculture and as a water resource, the hydrology of dambos is of considerable interest: varied, and sometimes contradictory, hydrological characteristics have been described in the literature. The issues in contention focus on the role of the dambo in (i) the catchment evapotranspiration (ET) budget, (ii) flood flow retardation and attenuation, a...

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10.5194/hess-7-339-2003

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University of Oxford
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Social Sciences Division - Environment,Centre for the - Geography,School of
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University of Oxford
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Social Sciences Division - Environment,Centre for the - Geography,School of
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Constantin von der Heyden
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Copernicus Publications Publisher's website
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Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
3
Pages:
339-357
Publication date:
2003-01-01
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1607-7938
ISSN:
1027-5606
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uuid:ed52025a-0591-48d0-a326-cd6198e0cbc2
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ora:5492

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