River Confluences, Tributaries and the Fluvial Network

River Confluences, Tributaries and the Fluvial Network

Editor(s): Stephen P. Rice, André G. Roy, Bruce L. Rhoads

Published Online: 10 SEP 2008

Print ISBN: 9780470026724

Online ISBN: 9780470760383

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760383

About this Book

River Confluences and the Fluvial Network brings together state of the art thinking on confluence dynamics tributary impacts and the links between processes at these scales and river network functions. The book is unique in focus, content, scope and in bringing together engineering, ecological and geomorphological approaches to the three key areas of river system science.

Taking a global approach this multi-authored text features a team of carefully selected, internationally renowned, experts who have all contributed significantly to recent ground breaking advancements in the field.   Each chapter includes a comprehensive review of work to date highlighting recent discoveries and the main thrust of knowledge, previously unpublished research and case studies, challenges and questions, detailed references as well as a forward looking assessment of the state of the science.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: River Channel Confluences

    1. Chapter 5

      Large River Channel Confluences (pages 73–91)

      Daniel R. Parsons, James L. Best, Stuart N. Lane, Ray A. Kostaschuk, Richard J. Hardy, Oscar Orfeo, Mario L. Amsler and Ricardo N. Szupiany

  2. Part II: Tributary–Main-Stem Interactions

    1. Chapter 9

      Spatial Identification of Tributary Impacts in River Networks (pages 159–181)

      Christian E. Torgersen, Robert E. Gresswell, Douglas S. Bateman and Kelly M. Burnett

    2. Chapter 11

      The Ecological Importance of Tributaries and Confluences (pages 209–242)

      Stephen P. Rice, Peter Kiffney, Correigh Greene and George R. Pess

    3. Chapter 12

      Tributaries and the Management of Main-Stem Geomorphology (pages 243–270)

      Frédéric Liébault, Hervé Piégay, Philippe Frey and Norbert Landon

  3. Part III: Channel Networks

    1. Chapter 18

      Solute Transport Along Stream and River Networks (pages 395–417)

      Michael N. Gooseff, Kenneth E. Bencala and Steven M. Wondzell

    2. Chapter 19

      Fluvial Valley Networks on Mars (pages 419–451)

      Rossman P. Irwin, Alan D. Howard and Robert A. Craddock

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