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Fluvial Forms and Processes.

David Knighton

Fluvial Forms and Processes.

by David Knighton

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Published by Arnold in London .
Written in English


About the Edition

A revised and updated introduction to river forms and processes. The text has been restructured in parts, and a final chapter has been added on applied geomorphology, now a component of fluvial geomorphology courses. Additional case studies have been included from around the world.

The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 383p. :
Number of Pages383
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16232195M
ISBN 100340719680
OCLC/WorldCa39252847

This chapter deals with fluvial geomorphology—that is, with the landforms developed by flowing water. This seemingly simple subject encompasses a rather complex set of interrelated processes that produce a diverse array of fluvial forms. We restrict . David Knighton's best-selling book looks at the wide range of forms developed by natural rivers and the processes responsible for that development. The book combines empirical and theoretical approaches, and provides a critical assessment of the many schools of thought which have emerged for dealing with adjustment in the fluvial system/5(7).

David Knighton's best-selling book looks at the wide range of forms developed by natural rivers and the processes responsible for that development. The book combines empirical and theoretical approaches, and provides a critical assessment of the many schools of thought which have emerged for dealing with adjustment in the fluvial system/5(11). Fluvial Forms and Processes looks at the wide range of forms developed by natural rivers and the processes responsible for that development. The book combines empirical and theoretical approaches and provides a critical assessment of the various schools of thought which have emerged for dealing with adjustment in the fluvial system.

Fluvial processes sculpt the landscape, eroding landforms, transporting sediment, and depositing it to create new landforms. Human civilization and ecosystems alike are dependent on fluvial systems. Rivers provide water for hydroelectric power and shipping, as well as supporting stream-side wetlands (riparian areas) that are critical for clean. Fluvial Erosion Rainfall events, melt-water runoff, or ground water percolation. Transported as suspended load, bed load (rolling along the bottom), or bounced by saltation. The accumulation of fluvial erosion and associated processes over a large area forms pathways for surface and groundwater flow and carves v-shaped river valleys that.


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Fluvial forms and processes by David Knighton; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Watersheds, River channels, Rivers. The book examines, using detailed analysis: Drainage networks - Catchment processes - Fluvial processes - Adjustment of channel form - Change through time - Channel change and human activity Fluvial Forms and Processes, Third Edition, is a comprehensive, integrated fluvial geomorphology textbook suitable for undergraduates and postgraduates.

Fluvial Geomorphology studies the biophysical processes acting in rivers, and the sediment patterns and landforms resulting from them. It is a discipline of synthesis, with roots in geology, geography, and river engineering, and with strong interactions with allied fields such as ecology, engineering and landscape architecture.

David Knighton's best-selling book looks at the wide range of forms developed by natural rivers and the processes responsible for that development. The book combines empirical and theoretical approaches, and provides a critical assessment of the many schools of thought which have emerged for dealing with adjustment in the fluvial system.

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The book combines empirical and theoretical approaches, and provides a critical assessment of the many schools of thought which have emerged for dealing with adjustment in the fluvial system.

It is fully illustrated throughout. About this book. The long-awaited second edition of this highly regarded introduction to river forms and processes has been thoroughly revised and updated. Contents Drainage networks and river channels; fluvial processes; the adjustment of channel form; channel changes through time.

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Drainage networks — Ch. A New Perspective David Knighton Ex-library with the usual stamps. This is a completely revised and updated edition of the author’s book on fluvial forms and processes of rivers are presented in 6 chapters with subdivisions as follows: Miscellaneous see more detailsriver regulation river regulation Subject Category: Linked Data.

David Knighton's best-selling book looks at the wide range of forms developed by natural rivers and the processes responsible for that development. The book combines empirical and theoretical approaches, and provides a critical assessment of the many schools of thought which have emerged for dealing with adjustment in the fluvial : $   It could be said that, in general, an alluvial stream and its deformable boundary undergo a variety of fluvial processes leading to the emergence of a multitude of alluvial forms.

This book concerns the physics and analytical treatment of various fluvial processes and the associated alluvial bed and plan forms listed : Ana Maria Ferreira da Silva, M. Selim Yalin. Fluvial Forms and Processes: A New Perspective by David Knighton and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has soft covers.

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Fluvial processes include the motion of sediment and erosion or deposition on the river bed. Erosion by moving water can happen in two ways. Firstly, the movement of water across the stream bed exerts a shear stress directly onto the bed.

If the cohesive strength of the substrate is lower than the shear exerted, or the bed is composed of loose sediment which can be .Fluvial processes and fluvial landforms dominate the land surface all over the world. Understanding of the fluvial geomorphic processes is an Author: A.

Balasubramanian.It could be said that, in general, an alluvial stream and its deformable boundary undergo a variety of fluvial processes leading to the emergence of a multitude of alluvial forms.

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