Watershed Primer - List of Figures

Hydrologic Cycle Showing Rainfall, Runoff, Infiltration, Ground Water Flow, & Stream Network
A diagram of the Hydrologic Cycle
taken from North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, 1999 
Ground Water Movement Showing Infiltration & Ground Water Flow
A diagram of Ground Water movement
Adapted from Winter et. al., 1998 – Modified from Dunne, T. et al., 1978
Illustration of First Order Streams & the Stream Order Concept
An illustration of first order streams
Schueler , 1995(a)
Summary of Minimum Buffer Width for Desired Buffer Functions
A graph of the summary of desired buffer function and minimum width
after Todd, A.H., 2000
Riffles & Pools in the Stream
A diagram of riffles and pools in the stream
Adapted from North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, 1999
Comparison of Volume & Duration of Stormwater Runoff Before & After Land Development, & Reductions in Runoff From BMP’s
Two graphs comparing the volume and duration of stormwater runoff
Prince George’s County Department of Environmental Resources et. al., undated
Potential Impacts of Development On Stream Flow & Flooding
An illustration describing potential impacts of development on stream flow and flooding
Schueler 1995(a), and Schueler 1987
Example of Development Costs & Cost Savings Associated With Site Imperviousness
A graph desplaying development costs and cost savings
Adapted from Prince George’s County Department of Environmental Resources, undated – adapted from Schueler, 1995(b)