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Incised River Channels: Processes, Forms, Engineering and Management

Edited By: Stephen Darby and Andrew Simon

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Jan 1999 | #94127 | ISBN: 0471984469
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Explores the causes and controls of river channel incision and covers process-form interactions in incised and incising river channels.


Nature and significance of incised river channels; causes and controls of channel incision; processes, forms and incised channel evolution; sediment transport processes and channel incision: mised size sediment transport, degradation and armouring; oscillartory tesponses versus progressive degradation of incised channels in southeastern australia; bank processes and channel evolution in the incised rivers of north-central mississippi; streambank mechanics and the role of bank and near bank processes in incised channel evolution; evolution of arroyos - incised channels of the southwestern United States; incised bedrock channels; incised channels and riparian vegetation, form and process; erosional processes at an abrupt channel head: implications for channel entrenchment and discontinuous gully formation; simulation of gully erosion and bistable landforms; engineering and management of incised rivers; environmental effects of channel incision and remedial strategies; stream channel restoration and erosion control for incised channels in alpine environments; geomorphological approaches to incised stream channel restoration in the United States and Europe.

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