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Kays, B. 1980. Relationship of Forest Destruction and Soil Disturbance to Increased Flooding in the Suburban North Carolina Peidmont 1. METRIA: 3- Proceedings of the third conference of the Metropolitan Tree Improvement Alliance (METRIA). METRIA, Rutgers, NJ. Number 3, Pages 118-125
urban, Soil, Infiltration, Trees
A research study was conducted to determine the significance of soil disturbance, urban vegetation and infiltration in suburban stormwater management. Reclamation of disturbed sites through urban soil and tree management has the potential to significantly increase the low infiltration conditions thereby reducing the volume of stormwater runoff.