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Catchment experiments in fluvial geomorphology

proceedings of a meeting of the International Geographical Union Commission on Field Experiments in Geomorphology, Exeter and Huddersfield, UK, August 16-24, 1981

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Published by Geo Books in Norwich [Norfolk] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Watersheds -- Experiments -- Congresses.,
  • Geomorphology -- Experiments -- Congresses.,
  • Hydrology -- Experiments -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited by T.P. Burt and D.E. Walling.
    ContributionsBurt, T. P., Walling, D. E., International Geographical Union. Commission on Field Experiments in Geomorphology.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB561 .C38 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 593 p. :
    Number of Pages593
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2609292M
    ISBN 10086094137X
    LC Control Number85171160

    This excellent text is a pioneering work in the study of landform development under processes associated with running water. Its primary emphasis is on subjects that were the focus of the authors' studies in both field and laboratory. Part I deals with the process of change in the evolving landscape. Part II explores process and form, and Part III, the effects of time/5(2). Fluvial geomorphology is the study of the landforms associated with river channels and the sediment transport processes which form them. The principal focus of fluvial geomorphology is the relationship between sediment regime – erosion, transport and deposition – and channel morphology (Appendix A Annex 22).


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