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Changing River Channels

Edited By: A Gurnell and G Petts

442 pages, Col plates, figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Sep 1995 | #48461 | ISBN: 0471957275
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Provides a national and international perspective on river geomorphology with examples from Britain, Europe and North America.


Partial table of contents: Changing River Channels: The Geographical Tradition (G. Petts). TEMPORAL AND SPATIAL DIMENSIONS. Changes of River Channels in Europe During the Holocene (L. Starkel). Channel Networks: Progress in the Study of Spatial and Temporal Variations of Drainage Density (V. Gardiner). Channel Cross-Sectional Change (C. Park). PROCESSES OF CHANGE. Bedload Transport and Changing Grain Size Distributions (B. Gomez). Catchment Sediment Budgets and Change (S. Trimble). INFORMATION FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF CHANGE. Information Flow for Channel Management (M. Clark). Information from Topographic Survey (S. Downward). Information from Channel Geometry-Discharge Relations (G. Wharton). MANAGEMENT FOR CHANGE. River Channel Restoration: Theory and Practice (A. Brookes). Towards a Sustainable Water Environment (J. Gardiner). Index.

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