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Sediment Transport in Gravel-Bed Rivers

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Edited By: CR Thorne, JC Bathurst and RD Hey

995 pages, Illus.

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1987 | #20722 | ISBN: 0471909149
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About this book

Describes and quantifies the movement and storage of sediment in rivers with gravel-bed material based upon scientific and engineering principles.


Contents

Sampling and Analysis; Sediment Supply; Large- Scale Sediment Processes; Armouring Processes; Channel Design; Modelling Sediment Transport; Tests of Bed Load Equations; Mountain Rivers; Observations of Bed Load Movement; Suspended Load in Gravel-Bed Rivers; River Regime; Bar and Bed Load Interaction; Design Problems, Fisheries and Habitats; Gravel Mining.

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