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A view of the river

Author: Luna B Leopold
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2005, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Harvard University Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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This volume presents a description of the river (a natural watercourse, usually freshwater, flowing towards an ocean, a lake, a sea, or another river), including its shape, size, organization, and action, along with a consistent theory that explains much of the observed character of channels.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Leopold, Luna B. (Luna Bergere), 1915-2006.
View of the river.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2005, ©1994
(OCoLC)971330766
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luna B Leopold
ISBN: 0674018451 9780674018457 0674937325 9780674937321
OCLC Number: 270503666
Description: xi, 298 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The river channel --
River measurement --
Down the channel system --
Meanders and bars --
Distribution of discharge in space and time --
Rivers of the world --
Flow variability and floods --
Relationships between channel and discharge --
A field example: Watts branch --
The hydraulic geometry --
Sediment load --
The drainage network --
Energy utilization --
River morphology : the most probable state.
Responsibility: Luna B. Leopold.

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Luna Leopold is responsible for perhaps the most important research on rivers over the past 50 years. In this very personal book he reflects upon that experience, providing insights that go far Read more...

 
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