Winter Snow Supply in Small Mountain Watershed as a Potential Hazard of Spring Flood Formation

  • M. Hríbik
  • A. Majlingová
  • J. Škvarenina
  • D. Kyselová


The basic features, common for all Slovak rivers, are the preponderance of the flow rate in the spring season, low flow rate in summer and in the winter period with moderate increase in later fall months. Moreover the preponderance of the flow rate in the spring season is not a consequence of precipitation preponderance in this period. In the spring season the precipitation run is opposite and approaches to minimum values. Therefore, the regime of monthly precipitation and flow rate is expressed by long-term average.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Hríbik
    • 1
  • A. Majlingová
    • 1
  • J. Škvarenina
    • 1
  • D. Kyselová
    • 2
  1. 1.Technical University in ZvolenSlovakia
  2. 2.Slovak Hydrometeorological InstituteRegional Center Banská BystricaSlovakia

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