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Dynamics of Gravel-Bed Rivers

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Edited By: P Billi, RD Hey, CR Thorne and P Tacconi

673 pages, Figs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1992 | #17784 | ISBN: 047192976X
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Recent research provides insights into subjects such as selective entrainment, equal mobility, armouring processes, transport of fine material, mathematical sediment transport and morphological models as well as the impact of engineering works and catchment development projects on channel stability.


Entrainment and movement at low transport rates; equal mobility or selective transport?; transport of graded material; bedload transport paths; armouring processes; bar forms, armouring and transport processes; selected transport of fine material; downstream fining; modelling sediment transport; bed form dynamics; meander channel dynamics; braided channel dynamics; alluvial fan and steep stream dynamics; historical changes; impact of engineering works; impact of catchment development.

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