Chapter 19. Fluvial Sedimentology: Implications for Riverine Ecosystems

  1. Paul J. Wood Senior Lecturer1,
  2. David M. Hannah Senior Lecturer2 and
  3. Jonathan P. Sadler Reader2
  1. Gregory H. Sambrook Smith

Published Online: 15 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470010198.ch19

Hydroecology and Ecohydrology: Past, Present and Future

Hydroecology and Ecohydrology: Past, Present and Future

How to Cite

Sambrook Smith, G. H. (2008) Fluvial Sedimentology: Implications for Riverine Ecosystems, in Hydroecology and Ecohydrology: Past, Present and Future (eds P. J. Wood, D. M. Hannah and J. P. Sadler), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470010198.ch19

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geography, Loughborough University, UK

  2. 2

    School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK

Author Information

  1. School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 11 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470010174

Online ISBN: 9780470010198

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Keywords:

  • River Continuum Concept;
  • Flood Pulse Concept;
  • sedimentology influence;
  • trans-scale processes;
  • serial discontinuity concept;
  • flood pulse concept/hyporheic corridor concept;
  • bar formation, migration and modification origins;
  • periodic submersion;
  • hydraulic conductivity;
  • bar evolution and modification

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Sedimentology of Barforms

  • The Evolution of Barforms

  • Discussion and Conclusion

  • References