The geomorphologic structure of hydrologic response

@article{RodrguezIturbe1979TheGS,
  title={The geomorphologic structure of hydrologic response},
  author={Ignacio Rodr{\'i}guez‐Iturbe and Juan B. Valdes},
  journal={Water Resources Research},
  year={1979},
  volume={15},
  pages={1409-1420}
}
A unifying synthesis of the hydrologic response of a catchment to surface runoff is attempted by linking the instantaneous unit hydrograph (IUH) with the geomorphologic parameters of a basin. Equations of general character are derived which express the IUH as a function of Horton's numbers RA, RB, and RL; an internal scale parameter LΩ and a mean velocity of streamflow v. The IUH is time varying in character both throughout the storm and for different storms. This variability is accounted for… 

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