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Sediment and water quality in river catchments

Author: Ian Foster; A M Gurnell; Bruce Webb
Publisher: Chichester ; New York : Wiley, ©1995.
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This is an overview of recent research on catchment processes, with a special focus on suspended sediment dynamics and the use of radionuclides and other tracers in source area discrimination and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Sediment and water quality in river catchments.
Chichester ; New York : Wiley, ©1995
(OCoLC)623005949
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Foster; A M Gurnell; Bruce Webb
ISBN: 0471957283 9780471957287
OCLC Number: 31865729
Description: xx, 473 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword / K.J. Gregory. 1. Hydrology, Water Quality and Sediment Behaviour / B.W. Webb, I.D.L. Foster and A.M. Gurnell --
Sect. I. Quantity and Quality Dimensions. 2. The Role of Geographical Information Systems in Hydrology / T.J. Browne. 3. Modelling Nitrate Leaching at the Catchment Scale / H.J.E. Rodda. 4. Regulation and Thermal Regime in a Devon River System / B.W. Webb --
Sect. II. Sediment Dynamics and Yields. 5. A Conceptual Model of the Instantaneous Unit Sedimentgraph / K. Banasik. 6. Magnitude and Frequency of Fluvial Sediment Transport Determined From Recent Lake Sediment Cores / R.H.F. Curr. 7. Sediment Sources and Their Environmental Controls / C. Clark --
Sect. III. Sediment Quality. 8. Sediment Mineralogy and the Environmental Impact of Mining / J.R. Merefield. 9. Long-term Dispersal of Metals in Mineralised Catchments by Fluvial Processes / S.B. Bradley. 10. Fingerprinting Sediment Sources: An Example From Hong Kong / M.R. Peart --
Sect. IV. Sediment Sources and Sinks. 11. The Identification of Catchment Sediment Sources / R.J. Loughran and B.L. Campbell. 12. Determination of Suspended Sediment Provenance Using Caesium-137, Unsupported Lead-210 and Radium-226: A Numerical Mixing Model Approach / Q. He and P. Owens. 13. Processes of River Bank Erosion and Their Contribution to the Suspended Sediment Load of the River Culm, Devon / D. Ashbridge. 14. The Rates and Patterns of Overbank Deposition on a Lowland Floodplain / D.J. Simm. 15. Lake and Reservoir Bottom Sediments as a Source of Soil Erosion and Sediment Transport Data in the UK / I.D.L. Foster --
Sect. V. Radionuclide Studies. 16. The Development and Application of Caesium-137 Measurements in Erosion Investigations / D.L. Higgitt. 17. Estimation of Erosion Rates from Caesium-137 Data: The Calibration Question / T.A. Quine. 18. The Erosional Transport of Radiocaesium in Catchment Systems: A Case Study of the Exe Basin, Devon / J.S. Rowan. 19. Use of Caesium-137 to Investigate Sediment Sources in the Hekouzhen-Longmen Basin of the Middle Yellow River, China / X. Zhang and Y. Zhang --
Sect. VI. National and Global Perspectives. 20. Patterns of Erosion and Suspended Sediment Yield in Mediterranean River Basins / J.C. Woodward. 21. Soil Erosion and Sediment Yield in the Philippines / S. White. 22. Sediment Yield from Alpine Glacier Basins / A.M. Gurnell. 23. Sediment Transport and Deposition in Mountain Rivers / J. Bogen. 24. Sediment Dynamics in the Polish Flysch Carpathians / W. Froehlich.
Responsibility: edited by Ian Foster, Angela Gurnell, Bruce Webb.

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