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Geomorphology and Sedimentology of Lakes and Reservoirs

Out of Print

Series: British Geomorphological Research Group Symposia Series

Edited By: J McManus and RW Duck

278 pages, Figs, tabs, maps

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1993 | #23274 | ISBN: 0471937738
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About this book

Brings together the fields of hydrology, geomorphology, sedimentology and civil and reservoir engineering.


Contents

Sedimentation in natural and artificial impoundments - an indicator of evolving climate, land use and dynamic conditions, R.W. Duck and J. McManus; lake sediments and geomorphological processes, J. Dearing and I. Foster; the effects of urbanization on lake sedimentation - the history of two lakes in Coventry, S. Charlesworth and I. Foster; towards improved interpretation of Caesium-117 profiles in lake sediments, D. Walling and Q. He; incorporation of Chernobyl-derived radiocaesium into reservoir sedimentary sequences, J. Rowan et al; reservoir sedimentation rates in the southern Pennine region, D. Butcher et al; estimation of sediment yields in the Cameron Reservoir catchment, Fife, Scotland, H. Al-Jibburi and J. McManus; lacustrine sediment budgets in the coast mountains of British Columbia, P. Owens and O. Slaymaker; sedimentation and desiltation in the Sefid-Rud Reservoir, Iran, E. Tolouie et al; a particle tracing experiment in Loe Pool, J. Marsh et al; aspects of the environmental and depositional history of a rock basic lake in eastern Scotland, K. Edwards and G. Whittington; seismic reflection and sonar survey as an aid to the investigation of lake sediment stratigraphy, S. Cronin et al; underwater geomorphology of Loch Lomond readvance ice limits in Loch Muick, P. Lowe; seismicity and bed sediment morphology in a Perthshire reservoir, R. Duck et al; electron microanalysis of diatoms and lake floor sediments of Loch Leven, J. Peakall; late Pleistocene rhythmite sedimentation at the margin of the Dead Sea trough, I. Reid and L. Frostick.


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