The Variability of Large Alluvial Rivers

By: Schumm, Stanley Alfred; Winkley, Brien R. (eds.)

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Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Contents include: Pt. I: Variability and Complexity -- Pre-cutoff morphology of the lower MIssissippi river, Response of the lower Mississippi river to flood control and navigation improvements, The river Nile in Egypt Part II: Geolgoic controls on variability -- Neotectonics and rivers of the amazon headwaters, Rluvial geomorphology and flood control strategies: Sacramento river, CA, The Magdalena river, Columbia, Tectonic control fo the Indus river in Sindh, Pakistan, Inherited controls on the form of a large low energy river, the Murray river, Australia, Part III: Sedimentologic controls on variability -- The Citanduy, Indonesia -- one tough river, Sedimenbtation in lower Fraser river, British columbia, Sediment studies of the Orinoco river, Venezuela, Part IV: Variability in space and time -- Instatility problems of the Arial Khan river, Bangladesh, River channel changes through time: Red, Canadian, and Niobrara rivers on the tGreat Plains, Alabama river: variability of overbank flooding and deposition Part V: Human impacts on variability -- An analysis of Platte river channel changes, Lower Yellow river, Variable response of the Rio Grande to dam construction. Etc.


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Provides information on 19 large alluvial rivers. Each river selected provides an important example

Title: The Variability of Large Alluvial Rivers

Author: Schumm, Stanley Alfred; Winkley, Brien R. (eds.)

Categories: Geology, Geography,

Edition: Ex Library

Publisher: Reston, Virginia, U.S.A., Amer Society of Civil Engineers: 1994

ISBN Number: 0784400547

ISBN Number 13: 9780784400548

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 127884