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Introduction to fluvial processes

Richard J. Chorley

Introduction to fluvial processes

by Richard J. Chorley

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Published by Methuen in London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hydrology.,
  • Geomorphology.,
  • Erosion.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Richard J. Chorley. Contributors: M. A. Carson [and others.
    SeriesUniversity paperbacks UP 407
    ContributionsCarson, Michael A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB665 .C56 1971
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 218 p.
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4558331M
    ISBN 100416688201
    LC Control Number77028778

    processes, such as fluvial and littoral agencies, are modified in tropical environments. The bio- climatic environment of tropical forests is con- sidered next, including the unusually active chemical weathering, the significance of mass Introduction to Climatic Geomorphology (Book). Definition: (Geo, G. the Earth; Morph, G. Form, ology G. the science of) Geomorphology is the study of landscapes--It entails the systematic description of landforms and the analysis of the processes that create phologists are also concerned with understanding the function landforms and how landforms respond to changes in energy.

    The rapid growth in the database on fluvial depositional systems coupled with the need to recognize the economic potential of their deposits has yielded numerous resources which deal with recognition and classification of the whole spectrum of fluvial systems, fluvial processes and their products, facies models of ancient fluvial deposits, and. processes by which rock surfaces are worn down and the resulting sediments transported to the sea, i.e. an overall lowering of the land surface • We refer to landforms shaped by running water as fluvial landforms Soil erosion • Fluvial action starts with soil erosion from overland flow • Soil erosion is a natural process that alwaysFile Size: 1MB.

    Starting with the network scale, the book examines the interaction of hillslopes, drainage networks and channels, and goes on to considerations of catchment hydrology and catchment denudation. Fluvial processes are analysed in detail, from the mechanics of flow to sediment transport and deposition. ADVERTISEMENTS: The landforms created as a result of degradational action (erosion) or aggradation work (deposition) of running water is called fluvial landforms. These landforms result from the action of surface flow/run-off or stream flow (water flowing through a channel under the influence of gravity). The creative work of fluvial processes may be divided into three [ ].


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