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James Petersen
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James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536
Textbook Problem

What is the relationship between permeability and drainage density?

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The relationship between permeability and drainage density.

Explanation

A surface that is more permeable permits increased infiltration of the water reaching the ground and a low permeable surface will have less run off and more runoff.

Drainage density represents the “length of the channel per unit area”. Hence, more permeable surface does not allow the streams to cover a longer distance as water infiltrates down...

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