Lowland Floodplain Rivers: Geomorphological Perpectives

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Wiley, Jun 9, 1992 - Nature - 302 pages
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A collection of essays by international experts designed to reflect the holistic nature of the river valley. Examines the reach scale, channel dynamics, floodplain development and the relationship between channels, floodplains and man in a global context based on specific models. Emphasizes the requirements of the modeler and the necessity of detailed field observation.

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Contents

Modeling Channel Migration and Floodplain Sedimentation
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T A Quine Department of Geography University of Exeter Exeter Devon
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The Reversal Hypothesis and the Maintenance of RifflePool
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Paul A. Carling obtained his first degree in Geography from the University of Leicester and a PhD from the University of Wales (Swansea) for research into intertidal sedimentation. He worked for what is now known as the UK Centre for Hydrology and Ecology from 1977 to 1994, before taking up a Professorship in Geography at the University of Lancaster. He took up the post of Professor of Physical Geography at the University of Southampton in 2000, and is currently chief editor of the journal Sedimentology.

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