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Experiments on sediment pulses in mountain riversAuthor(s): Y. Cui; T. E. Lisle; J. E. Pizzuto; G. Parker
Source: EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 79(45): F304.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionPulses of sediment can be introduced into mountain rivers from such mechanisms as debris flows, landslides and fans at tributary confluences. These processes can be natural or associated with the activities of humans, as in the case of a pulse created by sediment derived from timber harvest or the removal of a dam. How does the river digest these pulses?
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CitationCui, Y.; Lisle, T. E.; Pizzuto, J. E.; Parker, G. 1998. Experiments on sediment pulses in mountain rivers. EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 79(45): F304.
KeywordsPSW4351, sediment, sediment pulses, debris flow, mountain rivers, flume, eroision, floods
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