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geomorphic evolution of the Leon River system

Raymond L. Lewand

geomorphic evolution of the Leon River system

by Raymond L. Lewand

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Published by Baylor University, Dept. of Geology in Waco, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas,
  • Leon River watershed.
    • Subjects:
    • Geomorphology -- Texas -- Leon River watershed,
    • Geology -- Texas -- Leon River watershed

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Raymond L. Lewand, Jr.
      SeriesBaylor geological studies, bulletin, no. 17
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE167 .B35 no. 17, GB565.T45 .B35 no. 17
      The Physical Object
      Pagination26 p.
      Number of Pages26
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5080007M
      LC Control Number74150958

      of geomorphic features and geomorphic indexes such as the Valley width/height ratio (Vf), the Mountain-front sin-uosity index (Smf), the River gradient index etc. provide a wealth of information which assists our understanding of the influence of tectonics on landscape change and drain-age evolution (e.g. Bull and McFadden, ; Seeber and.   Although some studies have addressed the focus of stage two (assessment of river evolution and geomorphic condition) (e.g., Heritage and Moon, , Heritage et al., , Heritage et al., , Entwistle et al., ), this has not yet been done systematically along all rivers or all reaches along a single river. This is an important future.

      AbstractErosion by bedrock river channels is commonly modeled with the stream power equation. We present a two‐part approach to solving this nonlinear equation analytically and explore the implicat. The existing geomorphic model for the evolution of the Majuli Island re-lated its genesis to the great earthquake (M ) in during which a much smaller palaeo-Brahmaputra developed an.

      The studies pertaining to the river basins began mostly in the early part of th. century explaining the difference in their hydrological regimes. Studies by Horton (, ), Strahler (), Chorley () and Schumm () deal with the conceptual evolution of drainage basin, in terms of geomorphic . The Upper Mississippi River system has been modified with locks, dams, dikes, bank revetments, channel modifications, and dredging to provide a nine-foot navigation channel. These activities have changed the river's characteristics. The historical changes in the hydrologic, hydraulic, and geomorphic characteristics were assessed and related to navigational development and maintenance.


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