Gravel-bed rivers: fluvial processes, engineering, and management

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Wiley, 1982 - Nature - 875 pages
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A collection of papers by an international group of experts that clarifies the physical processes operating in gravel-bed rivers. Identifies engineering and management techniques based on natural flow processes to minimize the effect of river engineering and water resource development on river systems. Promotes improved design and modelling methods. Discusses future research requirements.

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Theoretical aspects of flow resistance
83
Flow resistance in gravelbed rivers
109
Gravel bedload transport processes
141
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