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Sediment transfer-storage relations for degrading alluvial reservoirsAuthor(s): Thomas E. Lisle; Michael Church
Source: EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 82(47): F500.
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DescriptionThe 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
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CitationLisle, Thomas E.; Church, Michael. 2001. Sediment transfer-storage relations for degrading alluvial reservoirs. EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 82(47): F500.
KeywordsPSW4351, sediment transfer, drainage system, distribution of streamflow, alluvial reservoir, channel, floodplain, erosion
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