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The Vigil Network: A reviving of interest

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The deficiency in detailed data on hydrologic and geomorphic processes led to the idea of establishing a network of small drainage basins and other selected sites where observations of basic processes would be made over long periods of time [Leopold, 1962a, c]. The network of observational sites has been named Vigil, from the Latin vigilia, a watch or surveillance over time.

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