1. “TepelerArdahan 

Location: 41°0345”N, 42°3513”E, 1840 m asl 

Land use: Croplands and Grasslands 

Soils: The dominant soil in the study region is  Haplic Chernozems according to WRB classification and AquollsCryolls and Ustolls according to USDA classification.  

Climate: Long-term mean air temperature and mean annual precipitation between 1970 and 2000 are 3.3 ± 1.2 °C and 673 mm according to WorldClim data, respectively.

Catchment: The watershed is the northeastern region of Turkey and a part of drainage patterns fed by Kura river