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Varieties of Fluvial Form

Edited By: Andrew J Miller and Avijit Gupta

521 pages, b&w illus

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Jan 1999 | #83245 | ISBN: 0471973513
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About this book

Based on papers presented at the International Association of Geomorphologists in Singapore, this volume presents a series of international case studies of river forms and alluvial sediments, covering a broad range of factors influencing channel forms.

...a refreshing and significant contribution. "I enthusiastically recommend Varieties of Fluvial Form..." -- Geomorphology, October 2000


Contents

Boulder-Bedforms in Jointed-Bedrock Channels. Floods in Central Australia. Flow and Sedimentation at Tributary River. Mouths: A Comparison with Mesotidal Estuaries. Debris Flow and Sheet Flood Fans of the Northern Prince Charles Mountains, East Antarctica. Classifying Bedrock Influenced Semi-Arid River Systems: Extending the Continuum Concept. Bedrock Anastomosing Channel Systems: Morphology and Dynamics of the Sabie River in the Eastern Transvaal Lowveld. Downstream Changes in Valley Confinement as a Control of Floodplain Morphology, Lower Tuross River, NSW, Australia - a Constructivist Approach to Floodplain Analysis. Drainage Evolution and Morphological Development of the Late Cenozoic Sundays River, South Africa. Geomorphology of the Green River in the Eastern Uinta Mountains, Colorado and Utah. The Marmada River, India, through Space and Time. Variability of Fluvial Forms in the Todd River, Central Australia. Anabranching Rivers: Divided Efficiency Leading to Fluvial Diversity. In-Channel Benches: River Adjustment to High Flood Variability. The Fly River, Rapau New Guinea. Inferences about River Dynamics, Floodplain Sedimentation and Fate of Sediment. Downstream Adjustments in Allochthonous Rivers: Western Deccan Trap Upland Region, India. Geomorphology and Coastline Changes of the Lower Yangtze Delta Plain, China. Fluvial Evolution in Areas with Volcanic and Tectonic Activity: The Armeria River (Mexico). Extraterrestrial Fluvial Forms. Channel Planform in Confining Valleys. Alluvial Fan Development in a Hyper-Arid Environment. Sub-Parallel Meander Belts of the Lower Ucayali River in the Upper Amazon Basin - Tectonically Induced Migration or Autocyclic Avulsion? Fluvial Morphology of the Mkuze River Floodplain, Zululand, South Africa. Alluvial Morphology of Channel Bars: A Case Study from Brahmaputra River, Assam.

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