Fair Hill Watershed Study
Virtual Tour of the Study Watershed!
Location - In Piedmont region of Maryland, USA
Google Earth View of the study catchments -
Study Catchments - drainage boundaries and tributaries:
Sampling locations in the 12 ha intensive study watershed
Three-dimensional wetness index map for the 12 ha study watershed (dark blue pixels indicate more wetness)
Photos of sampling devices and locations
Rain gage (inside forest canopy)
Groundwater wells in the valley bottom
Parshall Flume at 12 ha catchment outlet (view looking downstream) - ISCO sampler box on left
ISCO sampler for stream runoff at 12 ha catchment outlet
OTHER VIEWS OF THE CATCHMENT STUDY SITE
Forest floor in Spring (April)
Saturation overland flow in spring (April) along drainage path
Forest (beech, maple, poplar) canopy in autumn (November)
Dried-up stream tributary in the 12 ha catchment during the driest time of the year - September!
Skunk cabbage in the valley bottom wetlands in early spring (April)
Streamflow runoff in the 12 ha forested catchment during a storm event! (note the mixing of dark colored water on the left and the sediment rich plume on the right)
Upland soil profile in the 12 ha catchment
Soil profile in the valley bottom (note the redoximorphic features)
Stream tributary at the larger 79 ha scale during low flow conditions
Microstegium Vimineum (Japanese stilt grass) invasion in the understory of the forest!