MIDTERM EXAMINATION: Tuesday, May 1
Exam covers the material between April 3-April 24.
Lecture 9: Topographic Control on Fluvial Processes
- Hydraulic Geometry empirical relations
- Mathematical formulas
- At-a-station flow relations
- Downstream flow relations (bankfull discharge)
- Suspended sediment relations
- Geomorphic Covariance Structures
- Planform, XS, and longitudinal transecting
- Bed and width oscillations
- flow convergence routing landforms
- Leopold, L. B. and Maddock, T. 1953. The hydraulic geometry of stream channels and some physiographic implicaitons. U. S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 252.
- Brown, R. A., Pasternack, G. B. 2017. Bed and width oscillations form coherent patterns in a partially confined, regulated gravel–cobble-bedded river adjusting to anthropogenic disturbances, Earth Surface Dynamics, 5, 1-20, doi:10.5194/esurf-5-1-2017.
- Non-required, recommended reading: Gonzalez, R. L., Pasternack, G. B. 2015. Reenvisioning cross-sectional hydraulic geometry as spatially explicit hydraulic topography. Geomorphology 246: 394–406. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.06.024.
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