JOVA catchments

Catchments and JOVA monitoring stations are distributed nationwide.

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The JOVA catchments are geographically distributed from Bodø in the North (Naurstad) to Grimstad in the South (Vasshaglona). There are five catchments in the Central/Eastern part of the country, and two in the Western part.

Table 1. Characteristics of the catchments included in the monitoring programme in 2010. Temperature and precipitation are 30-years normals from The Norwegian Meteorological Institute

 

Catchment Area (decares) Cultivated area (%) Temperature (ºC) Precipitation (mm) Crops
Skuterud 4490 61 5,5 785 Grain
Mørdre 6800 65 4,3 665 Grain
Heia 1700 62 5,6 829 Vegetables, potatoes, grain
Kolstad 3080 68 4,2 585 Grain
Bye 40 100 4,2 585 Grain
Hotran 19 400 58 5,3 892 Grain, grass
Naurstad 1456 35 4,5 1020 Grass
Volbu 1680 41 1,6 575 Grass

Vasshaglona

650 62 6,9 1230 Vegetables, potatoes, grain

Time

912 94 7,1 1189 Grass

Skas-Heigre

29 300 85 7,7 1180 Grass, grain

Hobøl

331 km2 19 5,6 829 Grain

Lier

302 km2 13 5,2 940 Grain, fruit, vegetables