​The Significance Impact Assessment of Morphological Parameters on Watershed: A Review

DOI: 10.18805/ag.R-2128    | Article Id: R-2128 | Page : 110-115
Citation :- ​The Significance Impact Assessment of Morphological Parameters on Watershed: A Review.Agricultural Reviews.2022.(43):110-115
Er. Hirapara Paras, Parmar Sanjay, Ram Vaibhav parashirapara704@gmail.com
Address : ICAR-Directorate of Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Research, Anand-388 001, Gujarat, India.
Submitted Date : 20-10-2020
Accepted Date : 5-07-2021


Watershed morphological analysis is momentous for controlling floods risk, forethought and management of the watershed area, as well as it is foremost useful to perceive catchment hydrology. Remote sensing and geographic information system are used in recent times as a tool for watershed delineation and its planning. Many types of input parameters generally use for watershed delineation such as Toposheet, ALOS, SRTM DEM, ASTER DEM and CARTOSAT DEM. Based on analysis SRTM DEM gives meticulous and clear results compared to other DEM files. Morphometric based prioritization of watershed was given in many research papers but an appropriate result of priority range was not given and this type of study confusing to evaluate the rank of priority based on its erosional behaviour. In many papers results of morphometric parameters were not indicate how to retaliate these results of morphometric parameters to a watershed. This paper deals with the implication of different values of morphometric parameters with adequate contextual information. This review paper can give useful information for the morphometric analysis of watersheds.


 ​Drainage density Morphology Prioritization Runoff Sediment production rate


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