What is it about?

The analysis was made to study the effect of the selection of the threshold area on the fractal dimension, on the Horton-Strahler properties of the basins, and the consequences on the GIUH of arid basins.

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Why is it important?

The study shows the effects of selecting some characteristics of the watershed could have a great effect on the accuracy of the results which may lead to under-design of important infrastructure defensive measures against floods.

Perspectives

I hope that this work will be considered by hydrologists in their fieldwork and design phase.

Prof. Ahmed Kamis
King Abdulaziz University

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This page is a summary of: Effect of the stream extraction threshold on the morphological characteristics of arid basins, fractal dimensions, and the hydrologic response, Journal of African Earth Sciences, December 2020, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2020.103968.
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