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A View of the River

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PAPERBACK

$32.50 • £26.95 • €29.50

ISBN 9780674018457

Publication Date: 02/28/2006

Short

320 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

103 line illustrations, 24 halftones, 14 tables

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  • Preface
  • 1. The River Channel
  • 2. River Measurement
  • 3. Down the Channel System
  • 4. Meanders and Bars
  • 5. Distribution of Discharge in Space and Time
  • 6. Rivers of the World
  • 7. Flow Variability and Floods
  • 8. Relationships between Channel and Discharge
  • 9. A Field Example: Watts Branch
  • 10. The Hydraulic Geometry
  • 11. Sediment Load
  • 12. The Drainage Network
  • 13. Energy Utilization
  • 14. River Morphology: The Most Probable State
  • References
  • Symbols
  • Author Index
  • General Index

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