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Title: Sediment transfer-storage relations for degrading alluvial reservoirs

Author: Lisle, Thomas E.; Church, Michael;

Date: 2001

Source: EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 82(47): F500.

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: The routing of sediment through a drainage system is mediated by transfer-storage relations that are particular to each alluvial reservoir, which contains a channel and floodplain. We propose that sediment transfer rate for a given annual distribution of streamflow is a positive function of sediment storage and examine these relations for degrading reservoirs in which sediment is evacuated by incision and corrasion

Keywords: PSW4351, sediment transfer, drainage system, distribution of streamflow, alluvial reservoir, channel, floodplain, erosion

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Lisle, Thomas E.; Church, Michael 2001. Sediment transfer-storage relations for degrading alluvial reservoirs. EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 82(47): F500.


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