noncontributing area

noncontributing area

[¦nän·kən′trib·yəd·iŋ ′er·ē·ə]
(hydrology)
An area with closed drainage.
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In addition, the watershed also had a noncontributing area similar to the West Ninnescah sub-watershed.
The uncertainty caused by the noncontributing area of this sub-watershed also affected AGNPS estimation.