Braided Rivers by Jessie Louise Best

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Published by Geological Society Publishing House .

Written in English

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  • Hydrology (freshwater),
  • Physical geography,
  • Soil science, sedimentology,
  • Rivers,
  • Nature,
  • Nature / Field Guide Books

Edition Notes

Book details

SeriesGeological Society Special Publication
The Physical Object
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9666562M
ISBN 100903317931
ISBN 109780903317931

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Braided Rivers. 1, likes 6 talking about this 1, were here. Braided rivers is located in the center of Ashburton, offering Lunch, Dinner and Bar meals with an extensive range of beers, /5(27). A braided river, or braided channel, consists of a network of river channels separated by small, often temporary, islands called braid bars or, in English usage, aits or d streams tend to occur in rivers with high sediment loads and/or coarse grain sizes, and in rivers with steeper slopes than typical rivers with straight or meandering channel patterns.

However, braided rivers are found across a large range of climates, such as glacial areas to arid regions, and physiographic settings, such as from steep mountain areas to low coastal plains, e.g. Braided Lives book. Read 41 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "First published as Geological Society special publication no. 75"--Title page verso. Famous Braided Rivers The Platte River, Nebraska The Brahmaputra and Jamuna Rivers in Bangladesh Yellow River in China.

The Platte River in Nebraska is a slow and shallow river that has multiple channels in some areas, creating many islands. Traveling by boat is difficult in many parts of the river. About the Book.

California Rivers and Streams provides a clear and informative overview of the physical and biological processes that shape California's rivers and watersheds. Jeffrey Mount introduces relevant basic principles of hydrology and geomorphology and applies them to an understanding of the differences in character of the state's many rivers.

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Essential reading for geomorphologists, earth scientists, engineers and ecologists with a pure and applied interest.

This book, comprising 23 contributions (abstracted separately), presents the first interdisciplinary approach to the study of braided rivers, with comprehensive. Braided river delta is a type of sand and gravel-rich delta formed due to a braided river system prograding into dead water (Mcpherson et al., ).

Because its composition is the same as that of the fan delta, both are collectively referred to as coarse debris delta. Braided Rivers. Braided rivers develop when the proportion of bed load sediment is high, which produces abundant bedforms and promotes the development of bars, and thus, the braided character of the river.

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Often there will be virtually no vegetation on a braided river plain because everything keeps on changing -- channels shift position all the time, blocked up with sediments. A place where freshwater streams and rivers mix with the sea, Puget Sound is a magnificent and intricate estuary.

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However, in Europe, Japan and in most parts of the USA, remaining braided rivers are among the very limited areas - in otherwise highly managed landscapes - where natural large-scale disturbances still are allowed to occur.

Braided streams and rivers have multi-threaded channels that branch and merge to create the characteristic braided pattern.

Braided channels are highly dynamic with mid-channel bars which are formed, consumed, and re-formed continuously. The development of braided channels is favored by several.

The Mathematics of Braided Rivers. River researchers find a mathematical relationship that predicts the average shape of a riverbed over a defined distance, opening the door to new ideas about. In this video, I briefly describe braided river channel geometries.

You can also see my lectures notes on rivers at The claim about braided rivers being "typical" of environments with downstream deconfinement and decreased flow velocity is misleading on two fronts.

Firstly, there are very many delta (and to a lesser extent, fan) environments in which braided rivers do not exist - they are found on (small, steep) Gilbert deltas, but not of larger, lower. Rivers has been compared to The Road but Im afraid I found none of the artistry of Cormac McCarthys book here.

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Braided Rivers exhibit numerous channels that split off and rejoin each other to give a braided appearance. They typically carry fairly coarse-grained sediment down a fairly steep gradient. Consequently, braided rivers usually exist near mountainous regions, especially those with glaciers or in arid to semi-arid areas where vegetation is sparse or where water discharge.

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Usually, straight channels are engineered (i.e., dredged), or they follow fault or fracture traces, or they are very short. Most natural streams of any appreciable length are either crooked, meandering, or braided. Many fluid threads (or fluid currents). BRaid (Braided River Aid) is a group formed to bring together the various parties involved in braided river management and conservation (including agencies, organisations, community groups, and individuals).

The goal of BRaid is 'to protect, enhance and restore braided river ecosystems' though providing leadership and advocacy; encouraging cooperation between .Braided rivers are characterized by multiple, unstable channel and ephemeral bars formed by intense bed-load transport, and a set of very active channel processes.

They occur in a range of environments associated with high-energy, coarse-bedded rivers with limited development of riparian vegetation.

The occurrence of braiding can be predicted from empirical and rational Cited by:   Today Nick Ledgard gave a us a very interesting talk on Canterbury's braided rivers, in particular, the Ashley-Rakahuri river. He is currently Chair of the Ashley-Rakahuri Rivercare Group, and also Chair of BRaid inc (braided river aid), an umbrella group with the mission of assisting others in halting the decline in bird populations on all.

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