How Does Stream Flow Change over Time?
ES1301  Stream Discharge at Hubbard Brook, NH

The Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest is a large reserve in the White Mountain National Forest in New Hampshire. Research in this forest is dedicated to long-term monitoring of the physical and biological characteristics of a natural watershed. Discharge of Hubbard Brook and weather data are just two of the types of data that are collected in this natural reserve.

  !   Examine the image and the discharge graph to answer the questions below.


USDA, Forest Service
Hubbard Brook Watershed

3. What do the spikes in the graph indicate?

4. List the date and amount of discharge for the two highest peaks on the graph.

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