Author Burt, Tim
Title Sediment Cascades : An Integrated Approach
Imprint Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2010
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Edition 1st ed
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Note Sediment Cascades: An Integrated Approach -- Contents -- Contributors -- Preface -- 1 Sediment Cascades in the Environment: An Integrated Approach -- 2 Mountains and Montane Channels -- 3 Landslides and Rockfalls -- 4 Sediment Cascades in Active Landscapes -- 5 Pacific Rim Steeplands -- 6 Local Buffers to the Sediment Cascade: Debris Cones and Alluvial Fans -- 7 Overland Flow and Soil Erosion -- 8 Erosional Processes and Sediment Transport in Upland Mires -- 9 Gravel-Bed Rivers -- 10 The Fine-Sediment Cascade -- 11 Streams, Valleys and Floodplains in the Sediment Cascade -- 12 Lakes and Reservoirs in the Sediment Cascade -- 13 Continental-Scale River Basins -- 14 Estuaries -- 15 The Continental Shelf and Continental Slope -- Index
Sediment Cascades: An Integrated Approach provides a comprehensive overview that addresses the transport of sediment through the landscape. Suitable for academic researchers, industry practitioners, research students and advanced level undergraduates, seeking detailed knowledge and an up-to-date review of the recent research literature. The emphasis is on contemporary sediment system dynamics with relevance both to landscape management and landform development. Sediment Cascades: An Integrated Approach begins with an explanation of the need for an integrated approach to sediment delivery systems and introduces the main themes of sediment production, delivery, storage and transfer. Further chapters then focus on specific environments from mountains, through floodplains, to estuaries and the continental shelf. Focuses on contemporary sediment system dynamics and current research Covers a sequence of environments from steep mountains to the continental shelf Highlights the continuity of the subject by linking each component area with its adjacent elements
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Burt, Tim Sediment Cascades : An Integrated Approach Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2010 9780470849620
Subject Sediment transport.;Sedimentation and deposition.;Sediments (Geology)
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Alt Author Allison, R. J
Allison, R J